Macbeth – That Scottish Play!

Benjamin Gould brings his sparkling comic wit to Shakespeare’s Macbeth at Theatre at The Mill on Thursday 1 February.


Seamlessly fusing modern comedy and drama with classical verse, this adaptation brings new life, energy and insight to the classic play. This is ‘Macbeth’ like you’ve never seen it – physical, guttural and intelligent – full of energy, comedy and all of the darkness and death that keeps audiences coming back to Shakespeare’s classic.

Following on from our sell-out production ‘Shakespeare’s Women’, Commedia of Errors Theatre Company return, doing what they do best. ‘That Scottish Play’ is a brand-new show adapted, directed and performed by Benjamin Gould and features local actors Rosie McClelland and Conor Hinds. Three performers play all of the characters of the original Shakespeare play. This adaptation has been given a complete Commedia dell’Arte makeover; keeping all of its truth and tragedy and combining it with our trademark physical theatre, slapstick comedy and stunning mask play.

The production is a perfect introduction to both Shakespeare and Commedia dell’Arte, and is perfect for people new to the genre, whilst offering new insights to old hands.