Macbeth is the great tragedy of the imagination. A man and a woman, bound together in ambition, are destroyed in a welter of blood. Cheek by Jowl's ensemble conjures Shakespeare's world of witchcraft, ghosts and apparitions in an hallucinatory experience of sound and shadow.
Working in English, French and Russian, Cheek by Jowl have established an international reputation for bringing 'fresh life to the classics using intense, vivid performances like a laser of light to set the text ablaze' The Guardian. Founded by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod in the company has toured to over 300 cities in 40 countries and is an Associate Company at the Barbican, London.