Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Macbeth (1966)

Release LocationsGB
Length2 hrs, 10 mins
Play ConnectionsMacbeth (teleplay)


Advertised in RT as "for schools and colleges." Kenneth Colley, who was fourteen years later to play the "duke of dark corners" as Vincentio in the 1979 BBC Measure for Measure is here in the minor role of a servant

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

MacbethAndrew Keir
Lady MacbethRuth Meyers
DuncanDonald Eccles
MalcolmAlan Tucker
DonalbainNigel Lambert
BanquoJames Grout
MacduffAnthony Bate
LennoxPatrick Godfrey
RossMartin Matthews
MentiethMichael Murray
AngusMalcolm Tierney
FleancePaul Grout
Bleeding CaptainMichael Beint
Second WitchBrenda Duncan
Third WitchDaphne Heard
First WitchElsie Wagstaff
Macbeth's ServantKenneth Colley
MacdonaldPeter Diamond

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerMichael Simpson
Fight CoordinatorPeter Diamond
ProductionCharles Lawrence

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell