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Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's best-known works. It has been immortalised through countless performances on stage and screen. In May, the National Theatre present a combination of both as part of the NT Live series. Broadcast at the new NST City on May 10th 2018, you can enjoy the National Theatre production of Macbeth without needing to head to London's Olivier Theatre.

The tragedy of Macbeth follows a bloody power struggle for Scotland's throne fuelled by greed and ambition, following a prophecy delivered by three witches. Shakespeare's play delves into the psychological anguish of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as their quest for power becomes too much for either to bare.

NT Live provides an opportunity for people all over the world to watch National Theatre productions. For many, the price of world-class professional theatre can be prohibitive, but the NT Live broadcasts provide quality live recordings at a fraction of the cost. They open the world of theatre to many who do not have the means to visit the theatre due to location or funds.

If you do want to catch the National Theatre's Macbeth live on stage rather than live on screen, unfortunately you've likely missed your chance. While the show is being performed at the Olivier Theatre in London from February 26th till Saturday 12th May, tickets are currently sold out for all shows.

As well as NST City, NT Live: Macbeth will also be broadcast at other cinemas in Southampton and surrounding areas. As the broadcast is live, all screenings are on the 10th of May at 7pm. Tickets are £17.50, with some venues offering discounts or VIP seating options. Tickets for the NST City broadcast can be purchased from the NST website or by calling the box office on 023 8067 1771. See the list below for a list of the other venues broadcasting the production.

Union Films Southampton
Southampton University Students' Union, Building 42, University Road, Southampton, SO17 1BJ
02380 595205

Eastleigh Vue
Swan Centre, Wells Place, Eastleigh, SO50 5SF
08712 240 240

Southampton Odeon
LeisureWorld, West Quay Road, Southampton, SO15 1RE
0871 22 44 007

Harbour Lights Picturehouse
Ocean Village, Southampton, SO14 3TL
0871 704 2068

Thornden Hall
Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2DW
023 8024 6555

Whiteley Cineworld
Whiteley Shopping Centre, Whiteley Way, Whiteley, Fareham, PO15 7FD
0871 200 2000

Reel Fareham
Unit L4, Market Quay, 3 Vannes Parade, Fareham, PO16 0BX

Port Solent Odeon
Portway, Cosham, Port Solent, PO6 4TS
0871 22 44 007

Portsmouth Vue
Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 3TA
08712 240 240

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Why? National Theatre Live presents Shakespeare's Macbeth
When: 10 May 2018, 7pm
Phone: 023 8067 1771
Where: Nuffield Southampton Theatres City Studio
Cost: Tickets £17.50
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