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Macbeth

Welcome

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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Clan Badge Maker

macbeth clan badge

Use our widget to generate your own Clan Badge using iconography from The Scottish play.

Or use the Clan Badge Maker to create badges which you feel represent the different characters. Can you work out which icons represent which Character and why?

Character & Motivation:
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  • Lady Macduff

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

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  • Malcolm

    Malcolm is Duncan’s eldest son. He is declared as Duncan’s heir at the end...

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  • The Witches

    The witches, or ‘weird sisters’ (1.3.32), appear before Macbeth and Banquo...

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