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.