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

THE LORD OF THE RINGS

 

"A stirring triumph of theatrical magic."

The Times

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BBC Radio 4, weekdays, 12.00

Shaun is lead writer on Season 12, which starts broadcasting in November 2017

Showreels

TV Musicals Adaptations MADDIE ALBUM

Current Projects

The 20th anniversary reissue

of the Original London Cast recording of

Maddie

is now available from

Stage Door Records.

It comes with a bonus disc

of more than 25 additional tracks, including some newly recorded ones.

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A new musical about

the man who invented jazz dance, Jack Cole

co-created with Chet Walker

opening USA 2018-19

 

CHINA

TOWNS

 

An epic new BBC Radio 4

drama series ,

co-created with Lin Coghlan,

broadcasting in 2019

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A new adventure musical

created with

Steven Dexter, Stephen Clark,

Dick Lee and Tony Petito

opening at the Esplanade Theatre

Singapore in November 2018

 

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