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THE PAPER CINEMA'S MACBETH
A Paper Cinema and Battersea Arts Centre Production
Immerse yourself on a journey through rugged Scottish landscapes and encounter storms, betrayal and murderous plot. Shakespeare's tragedy is vividly told with illustration, masterful puppetry and a live score. Watch a captivating silent film created before your eyes. Hand-drawn puppets collide with music, Foley and cinematic projection to create epic battle scenes and intricate characters.
Following their critically acclaimed Odyssey, The Paper Cinema re-imagine Macbeth as a cautionary tale for our times.
Commissioned by Beijing 707 N-Theatre Company and Edinburgh Fringe Showcase in China. Supported by Omnibus Theatre
“An epic, imaginative voyage.’” – Time Out
Recommended for: Ages 12+
Running time: 75 minutes
Commissioned by Beijing 707 N-Theatre Company and Edinburgh Fringe Showcase in China. Supported by Omnibus Theatre. This production is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Devisors & Puppeteers: Nicholas Rawling, Irena Stratieva and Teele Uustani, Catherine Rock, Imogen Charleston
Composers & Musicians: Christopher Reed and Francesca Simmons
Production Manager: Mitch Hargreaves
Sound Engineer: Thomas Wasley
Dramaturgical Consultant: Deborah Pearson
Lighting Designer: Peter Harrison
Set Designer: Gary Campbell
Company Executive Producer: Angie Bual
Touring Producer: Christie Hill