Macbeth A2 S1
Updated: 3/12/2020
Macbeth A2 S1

Storyboard Text

  • Banquo and Fleance talk about Banquo's nightmares - he cannot rest with them plaguing him. It is dark outside.
  • "A heavy summons lies like lead upon me,And yet I would not sleep"
  • Macbeth and a servant enter Banquo gives a diamond from King Duncan thanking Macbeth for his loyalty and his wife for her hospitality.
  • "This diamond he greets your wife withal,By the name of most kind hostess"
  • Banquo tells Macbeth that he had a dream about the three witches. Macbeth replies that he doesn't think about them. Banquo says he will stay loyal to Macbeth.
  • "I dreamt last night of the three weird sisters"
  • "I think not of them"
  • Banquo and Fleance exits and Macbeth tells the servant to tell Lady Macbeth to ring the bell when his drink is ready. The servant exits to bed.
  • "Go bid thy mistress, when my drink is ready,She strike upon the bell"
  • Macbeth is alone and he sees a dagger floating in front of him reminding him what he must do. Macbeth thinks the dagger is an apparition because the can't hold it. Macbeth hears a bell ring and he rushes of to murder King Duncan
  • "Is this a dagger which I see before me,The handle toward my hand?"
  • Macbeth decides to kill King Duncan whist he is sleeping. Macbeth realises he must do is now or never. He murders Duncan.
  • "Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knellThat summons thee to heaven or to hell"