Christopher Eccleston as Macbeth in armour, looking upwards

Macbeth

William Shakespeare

Read the reviews for Macbeth, with Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack.

  • Barbican

    London

    15 Oct 2018 - 18 Jan 2019

  • In Cinemas

  • Running time:

    2 hrs 13 mins + 20 mins interval

‘Polly Findlay’s take is clear, gripping, and poundingly urgent’

Evening Standard

‘Time is tyrant and ominous’

Evening Standard

‘Michael Hodgson’s Porter is a magnetic figure’

Evening Standard

‘One for the horror film fans…haunting, creepy, eerie’

The Stage

‘Christopher Eccleston is an engaging, restless, commanding Macbeth’

The Stage

‘Niamh Cusack’s Lady Macbeth crackles with pain and frustration’

The Stage

‘Michael Hodgson’s deliciously simian Porter…he’s hell’s minion’

The Stage

‘The moment when Edward Bennett’s amiable, cardiganed Macduff realises what has befallen his family is quietly devastating’

The Stage

‘Christopher Eccleston is every inch the vigorous, rugged soldier’

Guardian

‘Niamh Cusack invests Lady Macbeth with a febrile energy’

Guardian

‘Michael Hodgson’s Porter is creepy and sinister…Edward Bennett movingly registers Macduff’s grief…and Raphael Sowole is a sturdily watchful Banquo’

Guardian