Macbeth (1999)

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Based on the futuristic, abridged television production of the play, which was originally broadcast as a 5-part unit in the Channel Four schools' `Middle English' series [see BNFVG, 1998], before being shown as a single broadcast. Set in a contemporary context against an industrial environment, filmed in and around Manchester. On two CD-ROMs featuring highlighted words linking themes and characters; scene by scene questions; background information and historical notes; and a glossary.

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