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    Macbeth by William Shakespeare / Created by Filter / Composer Tom Haines

    “Whence is that knocking? How is it with me, when every
    noise appals me?”

    Three weird sisters demarcate an area on stage. They operate a strange collection of electronic musical apparatus. Macbeth is invited in to play.

    Playful, kaleidoscopic and horrific, Filter’s radical version of Macbeth fuses Shakespeare’s corrosive, psychological thriller about ambition, power, witchcraft and sanity with innovative sound and music
    to take you on a strange, funny and scintillating journey to the epicentre of the “heat-oppressed brain”.

    Filter’s irreverent and contemporary recreations of the classics – Caucasian Chalk Circle, Three Sisters,
    Twelfth Night
     and A Midsummer Night’s Dream have gone down a storm in the UK and the World
    in the past few years. 
    Age recommendation 14+

    Tues 20 – Sat 31 Jan
    Citizens Theatre, Glasgow
    Wed 04 – Sun 15 Feb
    The Vaults Festival, London
    Tues 17 – Sat 21 Feb
    Liverpool Everyman, Liverpool
    Tues 24 – Sat 28 Feb
    Oxford Playhouse, Oxford
    Mon 02 – Sat 07 Mar
    Exeter Northcott, Exeter
    Tues 10 – Sat 14 Mar
    Northern Stage, Newcastle

    “This is a brave, adventurous Macbeth. It’s also, more importantly, a satisfying one. Filter’s clever use of sound
    and vision conjure up a dank, paranoid world where the
    tragic effects of one couple’s over-vaulting ambition
    are all too clear… 
    Oliver Dimsdale is captivating…
    Poppy Miller also excels as Lady Macbeth”
    Bristol Post ****  FULL REVIEW

    “It’s an entirely fresh approach…
    a venerable and absorbing performance"
    Fix Magazine  FULL REVIEW

    “Poppy Miller was uniquely and suitably uptight,
    controlling and driven: 
    a perfect Lady Macbeth.”
    Exeunt  FULL REVIEW


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