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Written by: William Shakespeare; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Catrin Aaron, Philip Cumbus, Marc Elliott, Robert Hastie, Joseph Marcell, Peter McKintosh, Anna-Maria Nabirye, Paul Ready, Kirsty Rider, Michelle Terry, Philippine Velge, Kit Young
Shakespeare's most brutal play tells the story of how Macbeth is driven to murder and madness by his scheming wife and three wicked witches on the heath.
When three old witches prophecise that he will soon become king, he sets off on a journey of power, paranoia, betrayal... and murder. But just as Macbeth seizes the throne and achieves his dream, the demons from his past rise up and haunt him.
Will he be able to cling to the defiled crown, or will he fall prey to his soul-corroding guilt?
Macbeth reminds of the destruction that can come from a thirst for power, and examines the evil forces that can take root in the mind of a tyrant.
Guided tour of Shakespeare’s Globe – Every day – Have a tour of William Shakespeare's Globe and learn what Elizabethan life was like for the world's most famous playwright.
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TINA — The Tina Turner Musical – 21 Mar to 21 Dec 2019 – TINA tells the story of Tina Turner, from her humble start in Nutbush to her transformation into a global superstar.
Watch some magic at the Magic Circle – 9 Apr, 14 May, 4, 18 Jun, 3, 17 Sep, 8, 22 Oct, 5, 12 and 19 Nov 2019 – Look around their museum and then sit down to enjoy an evening of magic at the Magic Circle's very own headquarters
9 To 5 – with the music of Dolly Parton – 28 Jan to 31 Aug 2019 – 9 To 5 uses the music of Dolly Parton to tell the story of three put-upon workers who oust their egotistical office boss
Come From Away — Phoenix Theatre – 30 Jan to 14 Sep 2019 – Come From Away tells the story of how a small Canadian town took in 7,000 stranded air passengers after 9/11
Austentatious — a ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel – 18 Feb to 22 Jul 2019 – A comedy play improvised from start to finish, when a lost Jane Austen novel will be discovered before your eyes
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