The classic Scottish Play but with a twist

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Playful, kaleidoscopic and horrific. That’s how producers of visiting company Filter’s radical version of Macbeth at the Citz.

This story takes audiences on a strange journey to the epicentre of the “heat-oppressed brain”, the company promises.

A demarcated area on stage; three weird sisters operate a strange collection of electronic musical apparatus.

Filter’s version of Macbeth fuses Shakespeare’s play about ambition, power and witchcraft with innovative sound and music. When a theatre company describes itself as “anarchic”, it’s difficult not to want to climb aboard and ride the waves.

Running January 20-31, tickets are £12.50-£20.50 from