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Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Image from Macbeth, Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
Performance Details - Macbeth
Forbes/Crowley, Old Vic, September 1980
"The witches are young starlets in chiffon. The murderers are daubed with blood enough to raise laughter. Peaceful England is uglified with a gratuitous corpse on a gibbet. Easily dominating stage pictures and raucous film noises off is Mr Forbes's most spectacular effect of all, the giant figure of O'Toole - slouching, loose-limbed, open-mouthed, sword-swinging, full of sound and fury and highly theatrical in every line and gesture." John Barber, Daily Telegraph 4.9.80
Opening Date: 3 September 1980
Theatre: Old Vic.
Theatre Company: Old Vic
 
 
Cast - Macbeth
Philip Sully Angus
Timothy Ackroyd and Kevin Quarmby Attendants on Duncan
Brian Blessed Banquo
Christopher Fulford Donalbain
Bernard Archard Duncan
Peter Roberts Fleance
Frances Tomelty Lady Macbeth
John Hug Lennox
Peter O'Toole Macbeth
Dudley Sutton Macduff
Clive Wood Malcolm
David Sumner Ross
Gerald Sim Sergeant
Hilary Reynolds Servant
John Tordoff Seyton
Trudie Styler/Jane Cussons/Jackie Smith-Wood Witches
Bob Crowley designer
Bryan Forbes director
Brian Harris lighting
William Shakespeare playwright

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