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About Macbeth

The Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Barbican this autumn with a contemporary London Season comprising three of the playwright’s most loved titles: Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Polly Findlay directs Christopher Eccleston in his RSC debut as Macbeth, with Niamh Cusack re-joining the Company as Lady Macbeth in a thrillingly dark production.

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

Polly Findlay’s contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut as Macbeth and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company as Lady Macbeth.

Please note: Christopher Eccleston will not play Macbeth on 18th October at 1.30pm. The role of Macbeth at this performance will be played by Paul Dodds.

Macbeth: 15 OCTOBER 2018 - 18 JANUARY 2019

Photos by Richard Davenport

Macbeth Performance Dates & Times

Running time

Mon
  • 19:15
Tue
  • 19:15
Wed
  • 19:15
Thu
  • 13:30
  • 19:15
Fri
  • 19:15
Sat
  • 13:15
  • 19:15
Sun
  • -

Barbican

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is Barbican?

Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Beech Street) 76, 153; (City Road) 21, 43, 141, 205, 214, 271
  • Parking: Aldersgate Street underground car park (10mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Beech Street) N76; (City Road) 43, 205, 214, 271
  • Nearest Tube: Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City
  • Directions:

    (10mins) Take Goswell Road and turn right at Fann Street. Continue straight onto Fortune Street, before turning right at Whitecross Street and follow it all the way down to the theatre entrance.

  • Nearest Station: Moorgate