Macbeth with Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma extends London run

Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma in Macbeth
Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma. Credit: Oliver Rosser

After achieving sell-out seasons in Liverpool and Edinburgh, the highly acclaimed production of Macbeth, featuring the Tony and BAFTA Award-winning Ralph Fiennes as Macbeth and Olivier Award-winning Indira Varma as Lady Macbeth, is set to extend its London season.

The show will now play from 10 February to 30 March 2024 at Dock X, Canada Water, London, before heading to Washington DC.

The cast includes a talented ensemble alongside Fiennes and Varma, featuring Ben Allen as Ross, Ewan Black as Malcolm, Levi Brown as Angus, Jonathon Case as Seyton, Danielle Fiamanya as Second Witch, Keith Fleming as King Duncan/Siward, Michael Hodgson as Second Murderer, Lucy Mangan as First Witch, Jake Neads as First Murderer/Donalbain,  Richard Pepper as Lennox, Steffan Rhodri as Banquo, Rose Riley as Menteith, Lola Shalam as Third Witch, Rebecca Scroggs as Lady Macduff/Doctor, Ethan Thomas as Fleance, and Ben Turner as Macduff.

This innovative rendition of Macbeth offers audiences a unique experience by staging the play in custom-built theatre spaces designed specifically for this production. This setup promises an immersive and intimate encounter with the classic tale of ambition, power, and guilt.

It is Adapted by Emily Burns with Direction by Simon Godwin. Set & Costume Design is by Frankie Bradshaw, Lighting Design by Jai Morjaria and Sound Design by Christopher Shutt. The Composer is Asaf Zohar, with Sound System Design by Christopher Shutt & Sam Clarkson. The Movement Director is Lucy Cullingford, the Hair, Make Up and Prosthetics Designer is Susanna Peretz, the Fight Director is Kate Waters, the Casting Director is Amy Ball CDG and the Children’s Casting Director is Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG. The Voice & Dialect Coach is Jeannette Nelson, the Associate Director is Alice Wordsworth, the Associate Set Designer is Ceci Calf, the Associate Costume Designer / Costume Supervisor is Olivia Ward, the Associate Lighting Designer is Tom Turner and the Casting Associate is Arthur Carrington.

Macbeth tells the haunting story of a couple’s descent into moral decay, driven by their insatiable desire for power. The production explores themes of greed, murder, and the supernatural, inviting audiences to witness the catastrophic consequences of crossing the point of no return.

The show is a collaboration between Wessex Grove, Underbelly, Gavin Kalin Productions, Eilene Davidson Productions, Winkler & Smalberg, and Cultura, in association with the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.

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About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.