Verdi’s Macbeth (1972)

UK, 27 December 1972
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television opera directed by David Heather.

Credits

Crew
Southern Television
Produced by: Michael Hadjimischev, Humphrey Burton
Directed for Television by: David Heather
Written by: Giuseppe Verdi
Based on a Play by: William Shakespeare
Designed by: Emanuele Luzzati
English Sub-titles by: Spike Hughes

Cast
Kostas Paskalis (Macbeth)
Josephine Barstow (Lady Macbeth)
James Morris (Banquo)
Rae Woodland (gentlewoman)
Keith Erwen (Macduff)
Ian Caley (Malcolm)
Brian Donlan (doctor)
Ian Caddy (servant)
John Tomlinson (murderer/first apparition)
Angela Whittingham (bloody child)
Linda Esther Gray (third apparition)
Geoffrey Gilbertson (Duncan)
Tom Redman (Fleance)
Glyndebourne Ballet
The Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Choir