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James McArdle as Macbeth and Saoirse Ronan as Lady Macbeth

REVIEW: The Tragedy of Macbeth, Almeida (2021)

What Yaël Farber has constructed is a Macbeth full of action and visual, visceral excitement. Still moments are rare as there is almost always something to watch.  Along with the audience are the three Weird Sisters (Diane Fletcher, Valerie Lilley and Maureen Hibbert) who watch from the back of the smoky stage throughout the play when they are not speaking their ominously accurate predictions.  The programme explains that the histories of the Wyrd sisters "are a reformed patchwork of myths and narratives…. who hold all destinies in their hands."

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