The Reclaim Shakespeare Company did four performances in the court yard of the British Museum supported by a large flash-mob audience. The company is made up of activists who wants The Royal Shakespeare company stop accepting sponsorship from the oil company BP. BP also sponsor the Tate museums and the British Museum. The flashmob was organised by the anti-oil activist groups The Reclaim Shakespeare Company,
Rising Tide, Liberate Tate, the UK Tar Sands Network and Art Not Oil. The Royal Shakespeare Company has publicly announced they will stop their partnership with BP and the performance was therefor the last by the Reclaim the Shakespeare Company activists after a long run of successful interventions.