We're a group of six artists based in Sheffield, UK. Our work is a 35 year collaboration, reinventing theatre to speak about the times we are living in, inspiring audiences across the UK, in Europe and further afield.
About Forced Entertainment
FORCED ENTERTAINMENT AWARDED ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND NATIONAL PORTFOLIO ORGANISATION FUNDING FOR 2023-26
We’re pleased and relieved to share the positive news that we’ve been successful in our ACE NPO funding application. Solidarity and strength to all colleagues today as the full National Portfolio picture develops.
No Nonsense. Or only the nonsense that matters.
Sven Åge Birkeland in memoriam, by Tim Etchells.
Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas's Round Up
Bert and Nasi give their reflections on their time as the third recipients of the FE Award (in memory of Huw Chadbourn).
Announcing Tyrone Huggins as Associate Artist
We are happy to announce that Tyrone Huggins will join us at Forced Entertainment in a new role as Associate Artist.
Heartbreaking Final is a new work from Artistic Director Tim Etchells and Aisha Orazbayeva
How the Time Goes
A new fragmentary multi-episode video-performance, presented here on 23rd June 2021 as an unbroken 5 and a quarter hour long broadcast. Emerging from the delirious limbo of lockdown it features the core group of the company in improvised Zoom-interactions.
Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home
Forced Entertainment’s audacious project to tell each of Shakespeare’s 36 plays with a single performer, a collection of household objects and a table top is restaged in this unique ‘at home’ edition.