196020071006 (BBC7)
20080510 (BBC7)

A classic 1960's production of The Scottish Play with Paul Scofield, Peggy Ashcroft, Alec McCowan and Timothy West.

BBC 7 pays tribute to Paul Scofield with this classic 1960s production of The Scottish Play. Also starring Peggy Ashcroft.

Programme Catalogue - Details: First Interval19900421

Producer: P. TANNER

Next in series: PART 1

Previous in series: SOUND ARCHIVE

Broadcast history

21 Apr 1990 20:20-20:35 (RADIO 3)

26 Jun 1993 19:20-19:35 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1990-04-19


A new production of Shakespeare's thrilling tragedy starring Neil Dudgeon and Emma Fielding

'Your face, my thane, is as a book where men / May read strange matters...'

Sound design by Colin Guthrie.


By William Shakespeare. A new production for Radio 3 directed by acclaimed director Richard Eyre in his radio debut. Ken Stott (Macbeth), Phyllis Logan (Lady Macbeth/Third Witch), Tom Mannion (Macduff), Liam Brennan (Banquo), Hugh Ross (Duncan), Alan Cox (Malcolm), Paul Higgins (Lennox), Alastair Galbraith (Ross), Kenny Ireland (Porter), Graham Crowden (Old Man), Ken Drury (Doctor), Iain Stuart Robinson (Seyton), Tracy Wiles (First Witch/Lady Macduff), Kathleen McGoldrick (Second Witch/Gentlewoman), William McBain (Sergeant/Second Murderer), Gavin Muir (First Murderer/Siward), Stuart Wilkinson (Fleance/Young Siward).