Macbeth, So you think you know him?

Macbeth, So you think you know him?

Most of us roughly know the story of Macbeth. Well, we think we do. But, how many of us actually know the Shakespeare version and have never actually thought about the historical figure of Macbeth. Be honest now.   Shakespeare tells us of a Scottish general named Macbeth meeting up with 3 witches on a scary […]

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Macbeth News: Blockbuster Set to Film on Skye, Windfarm Threatens Hill Fort

Macbeth News: Blockbuster Set to Film on Skye, Windfarm Threatens Hill Fort

The Isle of Skye has been confirmed as a shooting location for the latest version of Macbeth to take to the silver screen. The Hollywood blockbuster, starring Oscar contender Michael Fassbender in the title roll, has received £200,000 worth of support from arts body Creative Scotland for several on-location shoots due to take place later […]

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MSP Calls for Macbeth Review

MSP Calls for Macbeth Review

Prompted by historical revisions to Richard III’s reign upon discovery of his remains, Scottish MSP Alex Johnstone has called for a motion in parliament to review Macbeth’s reign. Richard III and Macbeth were both portrayed as villains by Shakespeare, however the recent discovery of Richard III’s twisted and battle-scarred remains in a Leicester carpark has […]

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Scotland’s Most Haunted Castle Plays Down Ghost Stories

Scotland’s Most Haunted Castle Plays Down Ghost Stories

Glamis Castle near Forfar in Angus is Scotland’s, and one of Britain’s most haunted castles. However it is trying to distance itself from the paranormal stories that the place is famous for, and instead attempt to rebrand as a family-friendly visitor attraction. Glamis, a gift from Robert II to Sir John Lyon, is the ancestral […]

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