Murphy played Macbeth twice at the Citizens Theatre. The first was opposite David Hayman, who played Lady Macbeth, while Murphy returned for a second crack at the play in the mid 1990s.
Before Michael Boyd took over the RSC, he directed a young Iain Glen as Macbeth at the Tron Theatre in a production that formed part of Glasgow's Mayfest, with Alison Peebles as Lady Macbeth and Peter Mullan as Macduff.
Sapani, below left, played an Idi Amin-like dictator in Max Stafford-Clark's The Last King of Scotland-inspired take on Macbeth. It was produced by Stafford-Clark's Out of Joint company. Voodoo and tribal warfare abounded in the production, which also starred Ben Onwukwe, left, and toured to Underbelly in Edinburgh as part of the Traverse Theatre's programme.
Brennan made for an under-stated and vulnerable Macbeth in an otherwise dull and lacklustre production of the play at Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre.
Polish wunderkind Grzegorz Jarzyna brought Macbeth: 2008, his noisy contemporary dress take on Shakespeare's play, to Edinburgh International Festival, setting the action in a concrete bunker in an interpretation that resembled a film blockbuster.
Cumming joined forces with the National Theatre of Scotland for an audacious solo version of the play, which found Macbeth sectioned in a psychiatric hospital, believing himself to be king.