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GRUOCH: Short Film in Gaelic

Monologue of Lady Macbeth's confrontational scene from Shakespeare's Macbeth performed in Scottish Gaelic.


Starring - Elspeth Turner


Filmed and edited by Robbie Jones

Produced by Turner & Jones for Rapture Theatre Mini Bites


This is an extract from the production, 'MacBheatha', by Ian MacDonald after 'Macbeth' by William Shakespeare. Our thanks to Ian, to the director Liz Carruthers, and to Glasgow Life, who created and staged this production in 2014, for kind permission to use this text. Gruoch was the name of the real woman on whom William Shakespeare based his character, ‘Lady Macbeth’.


Thanks to

Tim Barrow, Michael Emans, Rona Dòmhnallach, Daibhidh Walker, Jo & John Barrow, Stuart McConville


Language coach: Ailean Mac an Tuairneir


Turner & Jones website

Rapture Theatre website

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