01 – Macbeth – Banquo & the Witches

Macbeth Summary

Enter the Witches, Macbeth and Banquo

Macbeth Summary – Shakespeare’s Macbeth opens with a mysterious scene in which a group of witches are discussing where next to meet. The play then cuts to a discussion between generals Macbeth and Banquo as they return home from winning a battle.


Macbeth Summary

Witch 1 – When shall we three meet again.
Witch 2 – When the hurlyburly’s done. When the battle is lost and won.
Narrator – After successfully quelling a rebellion for King Duncan, Macbeth & Banquo were returning home.
Macbeth – So foul and fair a day i have not seen.
Banquo – General, look over there… what are they?


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