"But really I'm not worried about getting actors that can handle the play. We have some incredible acting talent here in the West as we have seen time and again. It's a fantastic opportunity and I'm really looking forward to seeing who auditions."
Asked about the well-known curse that leads actors to call the play 'The Scottish Play' because even to say the name brings down terrible ill-luck, Sutherland-Bruce replied with a laugh: "Don't believe in it - any play performed that often has a fair change of racking up a catalogue of accidents, quite apart from the fact that there are so many fight scenes and opportunities for error. But as long as I've got my lucky rabbit's foot ..."
The West Australian Medieval Alliance is getting involved in the production, bringing a touch of authenticity to the battle scenes.
Bookings open in January 2014, with special rates for school groups.