Shakespeare's Globe

Macbeth played by Elliot Cowan

Macbeth (2010)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Elliot Cowan played Macbeth in the 2010 production of Macbeth.

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Performance

In this final interview, Elliot Cowan (Macbeth) talks to Adopt An Actor about opening night, how the show has developed over the run, and his plans for after the show has finished.

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Tech

In this penultimate interview, Elliot Cowan (Macbeth) discusses the technical rehearsal, wearing his costume for the first time, and rehearsing the closing jig.

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Rehearsals 2

Elliot Cowan (Macbeth) talks about his physicality in Macbeth, choreographing the fight scenes and analysing the play's language.

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Rehearsals 1

In this second blog post, Elliot Cowan (Macbeth)discusses how his character has developed in rehearsals, including Macbeth's relationships with Lady Macbeth and Banquo, how Macbeth deals with guilt and Macbeth's understanding of the supernatural.

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Pre-Rehearsals

Elliot Cowan (Macbeth) talks to Adopt An Actor about the 2010 production of Macbeth. In this first interview, he discusses his experience of Shakespeare at school, how he became an actor, his initial impressions of the play and the first day of rehearsals.

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