Scottish film memories - Macbeth


22 April 2016
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Our video special recalls classic films based on Shakespeare's play Macbeth. ...

Our video special recalls classic films based on Shakespeare's play Macbeth.

In the April issue of Scottish Memories magazine, we take a look at the various film and TV depictions of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, known to many as The Scottish Play.

This video of a reading of Macbeth is played alongside still images from the 1948 Orson Welles film version of the play:



The 1972 Macbeth was directed by Roman Polanski and filmed not in Scotland but near Portmeirion, Wales: