Shaun McKenna is an award-winning British dramatist.  

Prolific and versatile, he is known for both

original dramas and adaptations.  

 

His credits range from theatre plays to prime-time TV,

acclaimed West End musicals to documentaries,

spectacular arena shows to classic radio dramas.  

 

Born in Kent, he now lives in West London.

Shaun McKenna

PLAYWRIGHT,  SCREEN WRITER,  LIBRETTIST,  LYRICIST

 

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Showreels

TV Musicals Adaptations

Current Projects

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A new musical

about the life and times of Jack Cole

the forgotten genius who invented

jazz dance and created unforgettable

film numbers for Marilyn Monroe

 

Co-created with Chet Walker

music by Guy Kitchenn

opening USA 2019-20 season

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A new British musical written with Leighton James House and Simon Spencer

 

An epic new 11-part

BBC Radio 4 drama series

 

co-created with Lin Coghlan,

inspired by the works of Arnold Bennett.

Directed by Marion Nancarrow

& Gemma Jenkins

 

Broadcasting from February 2019

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Shaun's English version of

the comedy by

Sebastian and Emiliano Zurita

 

Opening in London in 2019

Thinking Too Loud

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A new musical

written with Marti Pellow,

Jack Bradley & Grant Mitchell

Celtic

Warrior

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Oscar's Boys

 

A screenplay

about Oscar Wilde's

children

 

Contact

 

shaunpmckenna@googlemail.com

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A new all-action, girl-power

adventure musical

with music by John Cameron

 

Opening in Germany

in 2019-2020