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Ethan Hawke takes a look at Macbeth through its stage and film adaptations, as well as the history of the real Macbeth, and discusses how he might prepare if he were to play the titular character someday. He interviews historians, Shakespearean scholars, and actors and directors involved with other adaptations.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x2
Airdate: Tuesday June 26th, 2012

Director: Nicola Stockley

Alternate Airdates:

US (PBS) Jan 25, 2013

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Guest Stars
Anthony Howell
As Banquo/Doctor (Macbeth performance - Globe)
Recurring
Greg Doran
As Himself
Recurring
Jade Williams
As Lady Macbeth/3rd Witch (Macbeth performance - Globe)
Recurring
Justin Champion
As Himself
Recurring
Ethan Hawke
As Himself / Presenter
Antony Sher
As Himself
Golda Rosheuvel
As 1st Witch (Macbeth performance - Globe)
John Light
As Macbeth (Macbeth performance - Globe)
Simone Kirby
As 2nd Witch/Gentlewoman (Macbeth performance - Globe)
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerGreg Sanderson  |  David Horn
ProducerNicola Stockley
EditorJulian Hart
On-Line EditorLaurence Thripp
Dubbing MixerAlan Russell (1)
Series ProducerRichard Denton
SoundSimon Quinn (2)  |  Douglas Kerr (1)  |  Merce Williams  |  Kuz Randhawa
ComposerGlenn Keiles
CameraTim Pollard  |  John Holdsworth  |  Mike Garner  |  Neville Kidd
Executive ProducerFiona Stourton
ColouristAndrew Daniel
Artistic DirectorDominic Dromgoole
Executive In ChargeStephen Segaller
Director Of ProductionAndrew McKerlie
 
Warning: Shakespeare Uncovered season 1 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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