Dramatisation Script - Macbeth
(V, v, pg 317-319) MACBETH She should have died hereafter, There would have been a time for such a word. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing. [Freeze] Flashback (I, iii, pg 43) Enter three WITCHES FIRST WITCH SECOND WITCH THIRD WITCH All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis! All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor! All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be King hereafter! [Freeze] (I, iii, pg 47) Enter ROSS ROSS For an earnest of a greater honor, The king bade me, from him, call thee Thane of Cawdor; In which addition, hail, most worthy Thane, For it is thine.
(I, iii, pg 49) MACBETH [Aside] Glamis, and Thane of Cawdor; The greatest is behind.
(II, ii, pg 121-123) MACBETH holds a dagger and hesitates to kill KING DUNCAN. Enters LADY MACBETH. She taps on MACBETH’s shoulder. MACBETH kills KING DUNCAN. [Freeze] (II, iii, pg 141) Enter MACDUFF MACDUFF O horror, horror, horror! Tongue nor heart cannot conceive nor name thee Confusion now hath made his masterpiece! Most sacrilegious murder hath broke ope The Lord’s anointed temple, and stole thence The life o' the building! Awake, awake! Ring the alarum-bell. Murder and treason! (III, i, pg 165) MACBETH takes out the crown and puts it on his head. [Freeze] (IV, i, pg 233-237) WITCHES stand by. FIRST WITCH SECOND WITCH THIRD WITCH FIRST WITCH Thrice the brinded cat hath mewed. Thrice, and once the hedge-pig whined. Harpier cries, ’Tis time, ’tis time. Round about the cauldron go; In the poisoned entrails throw. Toad that under cold stone Days and nights hast thirty-one Sweltered venom sleeping got, Boil thou...