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A Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Derby Theatre production


by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s darkest and spookiest thriller…

Battles. Murder. Ghosts. And desire…

Three witches on a heath have a disturbing prophecy for a victorious warrior. Macbeth will be king of Scotland. As this wicked seed is planted, daring Macbeth and his determined wife Lady Macbeth draw bloody daggers and set out on a fateful path.

But seizing the crown comes at a terrible price, as guilt grows, enemies draw close and the fight for survival hurtles towards a tragic conclusion…

This epic and intensely terrifying period version of Shakespeare’s most regal and timeless classic warns of the effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.

Directed by Douglas Rintoul, following his acclaimed productions of Much Ado About Nothing and UK tour of The Crucible– ‘serious theatre, seriously done’(The Stage)– and after this Summer’s highlight adaptation of As You Like It: A Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch partnership with the National Theatre. This co-production with Derby Theatre follows the successful collaborations on Abigail’s Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.

This co-production with Derby Theatre follows successful collaborations for Abigail’s Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.


School tickets go on sale from 13 May

Jump the Q and general tickets go on sale from October 2019


Schools only performances (with post show Q&A)

Wed 12, Thu 13, Tue 25 and Thu 27 Feb | 2.30pm

Fri 28 Feb | 10.30am

(school tickets not available 17 – 22 Feb)


Schools Workshop Days

Performance workshops are available for this show. Contact for further information.


7 - 29 Feb 2020


Various times


SCHOOL TICKETS: £10 schools (1 free teacher per 10 students, plus access to learning pack

GENERAL SALE: tickets go on sale in October.

Running Time

150 minutes


20 minutes


Main House

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