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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London

  • Date:

    1999

  • Artist/Maker:

    Webb, Sean (designer)
    Dewynters Ltd (Printer)
    Dewynters Ltd (Printer)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dewynters PLC

  • Museum number:

    S.241-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Poster on gloss finish card featuring a photographic image of the left hand side of Rupert Sewell's face, seen through an image of a loch with hills behind and reeds in the foreground. Sewell's left eye glowers menacingly on the horizon which is bathed in orange and yellow light, like the sun at sunset. The title 'Macbeth' is in the centre right of the poster, in scarlet letters over the grey water, while the name of the stars Rufus Sewell and Sally Dexter appear in white letters at the top right hand corner of the poster. The other production details appear in white lettering below the title of the play, and the name of the theatre is in red, bottom right.

Place of Origin

London

Date

1999

Artist/maker

Webb, Sean (designer)
Dewynters Ltd (Printer)
Dewynters Ltd (Printer)

Dimensions

Length: 58 cm, Width: 38 cm

Object history note

Poster advertising Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Queen's Theatre, 3 March 1999, starring Rufus Sewell and Sally Dexter, and including Martin Marquez, Simon Chandler, Declan Conlon, Robin McCaffrey, Diane O'Kelly, Polly Pritchett, Billy Carter, Robert Patterson , Simon Meacock, Simon Coleman, Daniel Hart, William Key, Oscar Pearce, Milo Twomey, John Gill and Peter Bayliss. The play was directed by John Crowley and designed by Jeremy Herbert, with costumes designed by Laura Hopkins, lighting designed by Rick Fisher and fights arranged by Terry King.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising Macbeth by William Shakespeare starring Rufus Sewell and Sally Dexter at the Queen's Theatre, 3 March 1999.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Offset lithography

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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