MACBETH – THE STORY

 

ACT 1

—  – 3 witches meet on a deserted heath

—  – King Duncan defeats the rebels and praises “noble” Macbeth

—  – Macbeth and Banquo meet the witches who prophesise that Macbeth will be king

—  – Macbeth sends a letter to his wife

—  – They plot Duncan’s murder

—  – Duncan arrives at Macbeth’s castle…

—  – Macbeth is unsure of the plan

ACT 2

—  – Duncan and his servants are murdered

—  – Duncan’s sons, Malcolm and Donalblain flee from Scotland

ACT 3

—  – Macbeth becomes king

—  – Macbeth, afraid of Banquo, murders him

—  – Macbeth sees Banquo’s ghost

ACT 4

—  – Macbeth seeks out the witches

—  – They show him apparitions

—  – Macbeth arranges the murder of Macduff’s wife and children

ACT 5

—  – Lady Macbeth sleepwalks

—  – She dies, having gone mad

—  – Macbeth kills Seyward (General of the English forces)

—  – Macbeth is slain

—  – Malcolm becomes king

 

 

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