Cast and Creatives

Lady Macbeth Niamh Cusack

Previous RSC includes: As You Like It, The Art of Success, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Mary After The Queen, Learned Ladies

Theatre include: My Brilliant Friend (Rose Theatre Kingston); Ghosts (HOME Manchester); Unfaithful (Emily Dobbs Productions for Found 111); The Winter’s Tale (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse); Ticking (Trafalgar Studios); The Rehearsal (Minerva, Chichester/Sonia Friedman Productions); Juno and the Paycock (Bristol Old Vic); Afterplay (Sheffield Crucible); The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night Time (National Theatre/Apollo); Playboy of the Western World, Cause Celebre, Dancing at Lughnasa, The Tutor (The Old Vic); The Painter (Arcola Theatre); Women, Power & Politics (Tricycle Theatre); Andersen’s English (Hampstead Theatre/UK tour); Portrait of a Lady (Theatre Royal Bath); Crestfall (Theatre 503); The Enchantment, His Dark Materials (National Theatre); The Way of the World (Northampton); Ghosts (Gate Theatre); Mammals, The Phoenix (Bush Theatre); Breathing Corpses (Royal Court Theatre); Nabakov’s Gloves (Hampstead Theatre); Indian Ink (Aldwych); The Merchant of Venice (Chichester Festival Theatre); The Three Sisters (The Gate/Royal Court/Manchester Exchange); The Playboy of the Western World, Captain Swing (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Admirable Crichton (Triumph/Haymarket); Captain Swing (Leeds Playhouse); A Woman of No Importance, A Doll’s House (The Gate, Dublin); The Plough and Stars (Young Vic); The Fairy Queen (Aix en Provence); The Maids (Donmar Warehouse/tour); Not I (The Beckett Festival at the Barbican); Anyway (Old Vic One Voice season)

Film includes:  The Ghoul, Departure, Testament of Youth, Chick Lit, In Love With Alma Cogan, Hereafter, 5 Minutes of Heaven, The Closer You Get, Playboys, Shadow of the Sun, Paris By Night, Lucky Sunil, Fools of Fortune

Television includes:  Silent Witness, New Tricks, Best of Men, Henry IV, Lewis, Midsomer Murders, Fallen Angel, The Last Detective, Miss Marple, Too Good To Be True, State of Mind, Trust, Little Bird, Always and Everyone, Rhinoceros, Colour Blind, Trauma, Heartbeat, Angel Train, Poirot, Jeeves and Wooster, Chalkface, A Marriage of Inconvenience, Till We Meet Again


Macbeth Christopher Eccleston

This is Christopher's RSC debut season

Theatre includes: Antigone, Bent (National Theatre); A Doll’s House (Donmar Warehouse); Electricity, Hamlet (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Miss Julie (Haymarket Theatre); Waiting At The Water’s Edge (Bush Theatre); Encounters (National Theatre Studio); Aide-Memoire (Royal Court Theatre); Abingdon Square (National Theatre/Shared Experience); Dona Rosita, The Spinster, A Streetcar Named Desire (Bristol Old Vic); The Wonder (Gate Theatre); Woyzeck (Birmingham Rep)

Film includes:  Where Hands Touch, Legend, Thor 2, Song For Marion, Amelia, G.I. Joe, The Dark Is Rising, New Orleans Mon Amour, 28 Days Later, Revengers Tragedy, I Am Dina, 24 Hour Party People, The Others, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Invisible Circus, With Or Without You, eXistenZ, Elizabeth, Heart, A Price Above Rubies, Jude, Shallow Grave, Anchoress, Let Him Have It, Emily, This Little Piggy

Television includes:  The A-Word, Brian Pern: A Life in Rock, Safe House, Lucan, The Leftovers, Blackout, The Borrowers, The Shadowline, Accused, Lennon, Heroes, Perfect Parents, Dr Who, The League of Gentlemen, The Second Coming, Flesh & Blood, Sunday, Othello, Linda Green, Strumpet, The King & Us, Clocking Off, Humboldt, Killing Time, Hillsborough, Our Friends in the North, Hearts and Minds, Cracker, Business with Friends, Death & the Compass, Friday On My Mind, Bloodrights



  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre


    13 Mar - 18 Sep 2018

  • In Cinemas

    Broadcast live on 11 Apr 2018

  • Running time:

    To be confirmed

Next performance:

13 March, 7:15PM

Royal Shakespeare Theatre