Macbeth (Shakespeare's Macbeth)
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Macbeth (Shakespeare's Macbeth)

Macbeth (Shakespeare's Macbeth) London Reviews and Tickets

(259 Ratings)
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Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever, Ambitious

About the Show

Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma shine in Macbeth, a riveting tale of power, murder & deception.

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69 Reviews | 8 Followers
Great staging, Spectacular, Immersive, Imaginative, Absorbing

See it if you love an immersive walk-through, great staging and lighting, a refreshing new feel to a well-known play, Indira Varma on stage

Don't see it if you find strobed lighting or sudden explosions difficult (there are some throughout); dislike decaying highly styled minimalist settings Read more

54 Reviews | 3 Followers
Resonant, Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Must see

See it if You love Shakespeare and are enthralled by the ever-relevance of his plays

Don't see it if You struggle with bright lights and loud noises Read more

108 Reviews | 8 Followers
Banal, Great acting

See it if You want to see acclaimed actors on stage (Ralph Fiennes & Indira Varma).

Don't see it if Found the modern costumes and staging distracting. The production didn't bring anything new. Read more

38 Reviews | 0 Followers
Riveting, Relevant, Intense, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You like the Bard. The script is faithful, Indira Varma is excellent, Ralph Fiennes is compelling. The actor who plays Macduff is very good.

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare with a modern twist.

26 Reviews | 0 Followers
Ambitious, Absorbing

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Don't see it if .

46 Reviews | 3 Followers
Absorbing, Intense, Great staging

See it if Want to just see a Ralph Fiennes masterclass and a new modern take on the Scottish play.

Don't see it if You want a stand out Lady Macbeth, they didn’t leave her much space to make it more than it was.

33 Reviews | 1 Follower
Gimmick, Loud, Modern, Well spoken, Ambitious

See it if You are doing GCSE Macbeth like the girl behind me who made too much noise. It’s a bit Macbeth for the Netflix generation. Well acted.

Don't see it if You like a comfortable seat.

49 Reviews | 1 Follower
Slightly lacking, Entertaining, Clever

See it if like Shakespeare, we just expected more from such a strong cast. MacDuff, Banquo & Lady Macbeth were amazing. Ralph a little lacking

Don't see it if you're expecting something special -

Critic Reviews (3)

February 16th, 2024

"Macbeth makes some interesting choices in placing the play in a modern, war-torn setting"
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Time Out London
February 15th, 2024

"It’s a solid production. The commitment to clarity remains throughout."
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London Theatre
February 17th, 2024

"...for 'Macbeth,' the writing is quite literally on the wall"
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