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MacbethShakespeare's gripping and bloodthirsty tale of the forces of evil and the pitfalls of man's ambition stars Joseph Millson as the title role joined by Samantha Spiro as Lady Macbeth and Bette Bourne as the Porter in this Eve Best-directed production at the Globe. Informed by three witches of his destiny to occupy the throne of Scotland, Macbeth, urged on by his goading wife, sets the supernatural cogs of destiny whirring by murdering the virtuous King Duncan. But Macbeth must continue killing in a bid to save his position - first his old friend Banquo and then anyone who seems to threaten the paranoid and bloody tyrant - as the drama builds up to the last fulfilment of the witches' prophecy. Considered one of the Bard's darkest and most powerful tragedies, 'the Scottish play' is also one of Shakespeare's most popular.

 

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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PRICING  From £5
DATES  30th April to 11th September 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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PRICING  From £5
DATES  18th June to 1st October 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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PRICING  From £5
DATES  11th August to 11th September 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING  From £5
DATES  17th September to 16th October 2016
VENUE  Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 
As part of Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe a new version of Cymbeline will be showcased, renamed Imogen . Aiming to make the Globe a more gender equal stage, this move comes to show how women have a strong narrative in the plays. With Imogen speaking three times more than Cymbeline, Rice stated "It really is her story". The... More about this event
 

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