Forced Entertainment

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home Episode 17–20


ALL IN/Performance/Theater

Since 2016 the British theatre collective Forced Entertainment brings the complete works of Shakespeare onto the stage and presented them to more than 35,0000 people., including Mousonturm in 2018. After having spent weeks separated by the recent lockdown, Forced Entertainment came up with the idea of replaying all the dramas once more as a nine-week online series using whatever was already in their own kitchens. Whether “Macbeth” (17.09.), “Romeo and Julia” (24.09.) or „King John“ (25.09.), all are performed with a full miniature cast in table top-format starring water bottle, razor blade and pillbox.

15.10. Henry VI Part 1: Richard Lowdon

The Wars of the Roses: Series 2, Episode 1, with special guest star Joan of Arc. She leads the French army against the English and fights – in vain – with everything she’s got. Henry is briefly King of Paris.

16.10. Henry VI Part 2: Richard Lowdon

Episode 2: Politics as power. Power as politics. Caught between them: a weakening King Henry.

17.10. Henry VI Part 3: Richard Lowdon

Episode 3: Politics as naked terror. More revenge, brutality and destruction than in any other Shakespeare.

18.10. Richard III: Claire Marshall

The ultimate epilogue to the Wars of the Roses series: Richard revels in his role as a murderous villain until at the height of spinning his way to power ghosts from his past finally catch up with him.

From the age of 15
Duration: 50 Min
Language: modern English
Livestream via FE-Youtube-Channel, afterwards available
On 18.10. artist talk afterwards on Zoom, information on registration follows

Streaming at Mousonturm Studio 1 doesn’t take place.