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 this dark tragedy of power and revenge marks her return to the Barbican following her stunning staging of The Alchemist in 2016.
Something wicked this way comes – it’s Shakespeare’s spookiest play, in an RSC production which really is dead good
Tense but flawed on Shakespeare's blood-boltered tragedy
Christopher Eccleston is bloody, bold but never cold as Macbeth, in his debut for the Royal Shakespeare Company
While not a smashing success, the production is still good for a night’s out and will leave most audiences entertained
The passion rarely bubbles
Tense and clear production gets to the heart of the Scottish play
Eccleston is every inch the rugged soldier
One for horror film fans