Shakespeare Plays Available in Video Format
Scholars Online Educational Resources


All’s Well That Ends Well
Antony and Cleopatra
As You Like It
The Comedy of Errors
Henry IV, part 1
Henry IV, part 2
Henry V
Henry VI, part 1
Henry VI, part 2
Henry VI, part 3
Henry VIII
Julius Caesar
King John
King Lear
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Measure for Measure
The Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Richard II
Richard III
Romeo and Juliet
The Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
Timon of Athens
Titus Andronicus
Troilus and Cressida
Twelfth Night
Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Winter’s Tale

Available versions

1948: Orson Welles

1954: George Schaefer

1961: Paul Almond

1971: Roman Polanski

1979: Philip Casson

1981: Arthur Allan Seidelman

1983: Jack Gold

1997: Jeremy Freeston

1998: Michael Bogdanov

2001: Gregory Doran

2006: Geoffrey Wright

2009: Colleen Stovall

2010: Rupert Goold

2014: Eve Best


1957: Throne of Blood

1991: Men of Respect

1991: Scotland, PA

1992: Nikolai Serebryakov, Dave Edwards (animated)

1999: Macbeth in Manhattan

2005: ShakespeaRe-Told: Macbeth

Production drama

2003: Slings and Arrows (Season 2)


2008: This Is Macbeth

2013: Shakespeare Uncovered (Season 1, Ep. 2)

ShakespeaRe-Told, Ep. 2: Macbeth
2005: Mark Brozel

This seems to be a semi-serious fusion of the ideas of Macbeth proper and those of Scotland, PA (down to the point of having the chief character named “Joe Macbeth”. Like the latter, it is set in a kitchen; here, however, chef Joe is a serious cook striving for distinction in the cutthroat world of haute cuisine. It’s less serious than the original play, but it’s not really funny either: on the whole, it seems a bit lost as to what its level will be. Even so, it manages to elicit a few interesting perspectives on Macbeth. There are also a few interesting views into the world of high-pressure restaurant management and cooking. Some may be amused to find the title character played by James McAvoy, who also appeared as Mr. Tumnus in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The roles are remarkably dissimilar.

Some R-rated language; definitely not for general family viewing.

Amelia Macduff:  : Holly Mai Leighton

Andy: Charles Abomeli

Barry: Ralph Ineson

Billy: Joseph Millson

Bin Man: Nick Malinowski

DCI Varley: Clive Brunt

Doyle: Matthew Dunphy

Dragan: Ben Enwright

Duncan’s PA: Anna Hope

Duncan: Vincent Regan

Ella Macbeth: Keeley Hawes

Fiona Macduff: Jo-Anne Stockham

Freddy: David Perkins

Goran: Shaban Arifi

Harry Gibby: Philip Whitchurch

Heaney: Packy Lee

Howler: Mark Stevenson

Joe Macbeth: James McAvoy

Jonny Boy: Gregory Chisholm

Malcolm: Toby Kebbell

Marketman: Alan Wraxall

Maurice: Richard Ridings

Peter Macduff: Richard Armitage

Roddy: Barry Ward

Zara Macduff: Nicole Forster