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Shakespeare's Villains - Macbeth

Watch as Greg Wyatt discusses the character and figure of Macbeth in Shakespeare's New Place gardens.

This is the first in our series of blogs using the Shakespeare Centre’s Collections to explore ten of Shakespeare’s greatest villains.

Today’s post comes from the gardens at Nash’s House and New Place where Anais is talking about the statue Macbeth (2007) by Greg Wyatt, one of a series of statues in the gardens here.

So what are your views on Macbeth? Do you perceive him as a thoroughly villainous character? Use the comments below to let us know your thoughts…

To explore the character of Macbeth further take a look at Blogging Shakespeare's related post. You can also view a number of images from our Collections showing how Macbeth has been portrayed throughout the years by checking out our flickr page.