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I believe I have also heightened the tension when Banquo's ghost materialises at the feast. Now Banquo wears gold lam thigh length boots, a tight fitting scarlet tunic and has what looks like an upturned colander on his head. No wonder Macbeth looks appalled.

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The Dalek had a career in the theatre before he went off to seek domination of the universe. He spent some time in rep and was a much praised Tin Man in the Chichester production of The Wizard of Oz. He also knows his Shakespeare; he was very effective in the crowd scene (near the back) in Julius Caesar and his gun stalk was seen sticking out from behind the arras in the 1987 Stratford production of Hamlet.

After our successful first night when we all said: "Dalek, you were wonderful," he shrugged his turret and diffidently murmured: "I am simp ly pro grammed to re peat the lines."

Some people have suggested that my new production for the Royal Shakespeare Company is gimmicky, but I am convinced that the Dalek is absolutely right for the part of Macbeth. This is not a case of casting some television celebrity just to get more bums on seats; in fact my aim is to get more heads poking up nervously from behind seats. This casting is perfectly consistent with the spirit of Shakespeare's tragedy.

Some people have suggested that my new production for the Royal Shakespeare Company is gimmicky, but I am convinced that the Dalek is absolutely right for the part of Macbeth. This is not a case of casting some television celebrity just to get more bums on seats; in fact my aim is to get more heads poking up nervously from behind seats. This casting is perfectly consistent with the spirit of Shakespeare's tragedy.


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