Character: Lady Macbeth

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Written by: William Shakespeare

Produced by: Royal Shakespeare Company

Cast Members: Nicol Williamson, Barry Stanton, Gordon Jackson, Malcolm Tierney, Eric Allan, Patricia Hayes

Venue: The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Production Dates: October 29, 1974

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia.

Script developed by Never Enough Design