Tag: Macbeth


A Short Analysis of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth

By Dr Oliver Tearle Macbeth is, along with the character of Iago in Othello and his earlier portrayal of Richard III, William Shakespeare’s most powerful exploration and analysis of evil. Although we can find precursors to Macbeth in the murderer-turned-conscience-stricken-men of Shakespeare’s earlier plays – notably the conspirator Brutus in […]


Five Fascinating Facts about Macbeth

A short introduction to the classic play Macbeth in the form of five interesting facts Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s very best plays. Here are some of our favourite bits of trivia about ‘the Scottish play’. (Those who wish to learn more about Shakespeare might like our list of the top ten […]