Macbeth

In Theaters May 17

National Theatre Live

Macbeth

In the ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war and ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled toward the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), this production of Macbeth will be captured live one week before its cinema debut.

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Macbeth

Run Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

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Meet the Cast

RORY KINNEAR

Macbeth

RORY KINNEAR

Macbeth

RORY KINNEAR

Theatre includes: Threepenny Opera, Othello (as Iago; Olivier and Evening Standard Award for Best Actor), Hamlet (Evening Standard Award for Best Actor) (National Theatre), Young Marx (Bridge Theatre), Mary Stuart (Donmar).


Film includes: Spectre, Skyfall, Quantum of Solace and Broken (BIFA Award, Best Supporting Actor).


ANNE-MARIE DUFF

Lady Macbeth

ANNE-MARIE DUFF

Lady Macbeth

ANNE-MARIE DUFF

Theatre includes: Husbands and Sons, Strange Interlude, Saint Joan (title role; Critics’ Circle and Evening Standard Awards, Best Actress and Olivier Nomination) and Collected Stories (Olivier nomination) (National Theatre).


Film include: Nowhere Boy (BIFA, London Critics’ Circle and Evening Standard Award-winner, Best Actress).


AMAKA OKAFOR

Lady Macduff

AMAKA OKAFOR

Lady Macduff

AMAKA OKAFOR

Theatre includes: Saint George and the Dragon, Peter Pan (National Theatre), Hamlet at (Almeida), Grimly Handsome, It’s All Made Up, The Space Between and I See You (Royal Court), Glasgow Girls (National Theatre of Scotland), 24 Hour Plays and Hitting Heights at (Old Vic).

PATRICK O’KANE

Macduff

PATRICK O’KANE

Macduff

PATRICK O’KANE

Theatre includes: Warhorse, Romeo and Juliet, Playboy of the Western World (National Theatre), The Seven Acts of Mercy, Macbeth (RSC), Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Sommé (Abbey Theatre), Antigone (Barbican), Dr Faustus, Julius Caesar (Royal Exchange).


Film includes: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Prometheus, Exorcist – The Beginnings.

KEVIN HARVEY

Banquo

KEVIN HARVEY

Banquo

KEVIN HARVEY

Theatre includes: Candide, Titus Andronicus (RSC), Twelfth Night (Royal Exchange), ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Yellowman (Olivier Nomination for Best Actor) (Everyman, Liverpool), Bakkhai, Game (Almeida), The Book of Mormon (West End).


TV includes: The Trial, Prey


Film includes: A Boy Called Dad, Until Death, Salvage.

STEPHEN BOXER

Duncan

STEPHEN BOXER

Duncan

STEPHEN BOXER

Theatre includes: King Lear, Volpone (National Theatre), Titus Andronicus (title role), The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes (title role) (RSC), The Clearing (London Fringe Award for Best Actor) (Bush Theatre), A Chaste Maid in Cheapside (Almeida), Antarctica (London’s West End).


Film includes: The Iron Lady, Children of Men, Carrington.


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