Whether courtship on “Bachelor” or sexual intercourse on “Are you the One?”: The dating segment on trash TV cemented exclusively heteronormative romantic and love fantasies for a long time. That only changed in 2019 with “Prince Charming,” the gay “Bachelor” version.
Anja Rützel talks to Lars Tönsfeuerborn, the winner of the first season, about how non-hetero smooching in front of cameras can benefit the LGBTQIA+ community - or whether such formats only serve as demonstrative fig leaves for the production companies.
And of course it also gets extremely personal: How does it feel when you go on a dating show as a happy podcaster just for fun and leave again as a prince consort?
Anja Rützel and her guests dissect the state of German trash TV in the foyer of the German Theater. The necessary accompanying material will be made available to the audience in images and sound. Because some of the content discussed may be easier to appreciate, there are of course also drinks.