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Film | Shakespeare’s Macbeth

2 & 4 May 2024

In the Playhouse


Australian Premiere | United Kingdom | 2024 | English | Drama

This Australian premiere screening stars Tony and BAFTA Award winner Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra, Schindler’s List, Coriolanus) and Olivier Award winner Indira Varma (Present Laughter, Game of Thrones, Luther) in a brand-new filmed production of William Shakespeare’s MacbethFilmed live at Dock X, a custom-built theatre space in London, this critically acclaimed staging of Macbeth will be unmissable on the big screen.

Brings Shakespeare’s tragedy pulsing into the present day.

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Directed by Simon Godwin (Antony & Cleopatra, Romeo & Juliet, Hansard­) with set and costume design by Frankie Bradshaw (Jerusalem, Blues for an Alabama Sky), this is a cinematic and beautifully staged production brings Shakespeare’s tragedy pulsing into the present day.

Macbeth is coming. A couple corrupted by their relentless lust for power have blood on their hands. Witness the gripping tale of greed, murder, deception, and superstition in cinemas for a limited time only. Once you cross the line, you can never turn back.

Presented by Sydney Opera House and Sharmill Films


Cast and credits


Director Simon Godwin

Adaptor Emily Burns

Set and Costume Design Frankie Bradshaw


Ralph Fiennes as Macbeth

Indira Varma as Lady Macbeth

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