The Entertainer by Ville Nummenpää | Script Revolution

The Entertainer

When one´s life depends on entertaining. Literally.



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This is a symbolic telling, of being hung by a thread.

A man is imprisoned in a cell, and is brought out every day only to entertain a king.
His very life depends on succeeding.

There is nothing, or very little to spark up his imagination.

On this day, we witness, how he narrowly escapes decapitation, upon succeeding to make the
king laugh.

Tomorrow is another day.

Submitted: April 5, 2017
Last Updated: April 5, 2017

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The Writer: Ville Nummenpää

Ville is a screenwriter and a playwright. He has three official credits on IMDB (but there should be a couple more). He won a stage play competition in 2017, and the play in question premiered in 2019. His 12-episode TV-series Lasten Tasavalta (Kids' Republic) premiered in 2020. The show won a KOURA-award in 2021. He is also a novelist, with two novels and two children's books published. Ville lives in Finland. He is always more than happy to connect with like-minded, passionate story tellers, of which there are plenty here. Go to bio

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