Macbeth, Royal Opera House, London

By RICHARD FAIRMAN [Financial Times, 21 February 2006]
It was only seeing it for the third time that the meaning of this production became clear. The strange, dark brown set, divided into bite-sized squares, is not meant to be a giant chocolate bar at all, but a kind of asylum – a place where Macbeth is locked up with only his nightmares for company.