The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Macbeth

Macbeth
  • Production: Macbeth
  • Company: English Shakespeare Co.
  • Venue: Tour
  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Shakespeare
  • Directed by: Michael Bogdanov
  • Lighting Design by: Chris Ellis
  • Costume Design by: Claire Lyth
  • Set designed by: Claire Lyth
  • Photography by: Lawrence Burns
  • Design © Claire Lyth
  • Image © Lawrence Burns
Director's brief: To use elements to be found backstage. The basic setting was the brick walls and doors of a typical theatre. An adapted, hydraulic, Tallescope became an important feature along with drapes, furniture and props.