Real Magic

Theatre, Experimental
Forced Entertainment, Real Magic
© Hugo Glendinning

Forced Entertainment's latest is a Kafkaesque gameshow

Tim Etchell's experimental theatre legends Forced Entertainment bring their latest up to the Edinburgh International Festival. 'Real Magic' is a sort of nonsensical, rigged gameshow – that may or may not serve as an allegory for contemporary politics – in which a group of contestants find themselves trapped in an unending series of futile, impossible tasks.