Word of the Week: ‘Younker’ (n.) – fashionable young man, fine young gentleman

‘Round, around, around, about, about,
All ill come running in, all good keep out.
Here’s the blood of a bat.
Put in that, O put in that!
Here’s leopard’s bane.
Put in a grain.
The juice of toad, the oil of adder.
Those will make the younker madder.
Put in, there’s all, and rid the stench.
Nay, here’s three ounces of a red-haired wench.
Round, around, around, about, about,
All ill come running in, all good keep out.’
[Witches and Hecate]
Macbeth IV.i

Voiced by Billy Boyd

Behind The Voice:
Billy makes his Globe debut as Banquo, the noble general in Macbeth. ‘The Scottish Play’ is directed by Eve Best and runs from 22 June to 13 October.

Billy’s favourite Shakespeare play is Hamlet.

Click here to read more about Billy’s role and the rehearsal process of Macbeth in his Adopt an Actor interview.