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Shakespeare'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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103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Macbeth
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2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Macbeth
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 13 minutes from Macbeth
Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st September to 3rd October 2015
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 13 minutes from Macbeth
Matthew Warchus' inaugural season, stepping into Kevin Spacey's shoes as artistic director of the Old Vic, opens with Future Conditional, a new play by Tamsin Oglesby, ...More
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 2nd December 2015 to 16th January 2016
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 13 minutes from Macbeth
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Entertainment near Macbeth
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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Macbeth
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
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Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Macbeth
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London > Education > Professional Training
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77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Macbeth
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Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2015
Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Tate Modern stages the first retrospective exhibition of work by Agnes Martin since her death just over a decade ago. ...More
Great British Summer at The Refinery Bankside
Sporting Events | Until 31st October 2015
The Refinery 4 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
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What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined
Theatre | Until 5th September 2015
Menier Chocolate Factory 5 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett directs Kyle Riabko's original musical arrangements of Burt Bacharach's celebrated songbook. The 90-minute non-stop musical ...More
Voga at Coq d'Argent
Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015
Coq d'Argent 8 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
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Attraction | Next performance 30th August 2015
The Shard 13 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
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Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2015
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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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South Bank Stories: The Way We Worked 1980 To Now
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015
Unicorn Theatre 13 minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
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