The Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare
Tuesday 04 April 2017 - 19:00 to Sunday 09 April 2017 - 23:00

With 30 years of experience behind them, Forced Entertainment continues to reinvent the theatre.

Now they are doing the Complete works of Shakespeare on a table, using household objects. 36 plays condensed into one-hour shows.A salt and pepper pot for the king and queen. A ruler for the prince. A spoon for the servant. Lighter fluid for the Innkeeper. A water bottle for the messenger…

Forced Entertainment have long had an obsession with virtual or described performance, exploring in different ways over the years the possibilities of conjuring extraordinary scenes, images and narratives using language alone. In a brand new direction for the company, Complete Works explored the dynamic force of narrative in a simple and idiosyncratic summary of Shakespeare’s comedies, tragedies, histories and late plays, creating worlds as vivid as they are strange.

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