A Decade of Forced Entertainment is a map of the period between 1984 and 1994 – a map that is at the same time accurate, haunted, fictitious and false. Part performance and part illustrated lecture, A Decade… presents a tenth-birthday look back at the company.
This recording also contains brief introductions to the company’s work by Rose Fenton, Claire Armistead and Stella Hall (reading a statement from Stephen Daldry). These can be found after the performance documentation.
Medium quality single-camera performance documentation recorded at the ICA, London, 1995, 75 mins. approx.
In this epic history-cum-anthology, Megan Vaughan tells the story of the theatre blogosphere from the dawn of the carefully crafted longform post to today's digital newsletters and social media threads....