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Great Performances

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PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh (more…)

Premiered: November 4, 1972

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 37, Episode 16 Macbeth

First Aired: October 6, 2010

A cinematic adaptation of Rupert Goold's imaginative West End/Broadway take on Shakespeare's "Macbeth," which places the goings-on in a modern-day militaristic society, starring Patrick Stewart in the title role and Kate Fleetwood as Lady Macbeth. Other actors repeating their stage performances include Michael Feast (Macduff), Suzanne Burden (Lady Macduff), Martin Turner (Banquo), Scott Handy (Malcolm) and Paul Shelley (Duncan).