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15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Macbeth

Shakespeare's murderous monarch and scheming wife will be seen on screen once again on 2 October, played by Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. To tide you over, here are 15 things you probably didn't know about one of the Bard's most famous tragedies.

Let's see how many of these you remember from school.

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(Images: Rex & All Star)

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