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Welcome to Globe Education’s online exploration of Macbeth for Playing Shakespeare!

Discover more about Shakespeare’s dark tragedy with unique resources on language, character, themes and performance.

You can't forget that at the end of the day Shakespeare's plays were written to be performed and that's where the magic really happens. But even if you didn’t see this production at the Globe, you can still have a look at some of the pictures, videos and interviews taken throughout rehearsals. We hope they’ll give you a feel of how this production of Macbeth came together as a whole. The Character profile pages and Text in Performance folders will be frequently updated with new images and interviews, so be sure to check back regularly.

Enjoy, and let us know what you think!

Learning Resource

Download this pdf for a brief guide informing you how to use this site to explore the play both in the classroom and at home.

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Performance Entries

Explore the Characters

  • Ross

    Ross is a Scottish nobleman, and a relation of Macduff and his wife. He act...

  • Macbeth

    Macbeth is an ambitious man, fated to be king. He starts the play as Thane...

  • Duncan

    Duncan is the King of Scotland. The play begins with Duncan, his sons and h...

  • Lady Macduff

    Lady Macduff is married to Macduff and together they have a young son who a...

  • The Murderers

    The murderers are hired by Macbeth to kill his enemies, without drawing att...


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