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.
PLAYWRIGHT, SCREEN WRITER, LIBRETTIST, LYRICIST
Winner Outstanding Contribution
to Radio Drama 2019
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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
original music by Guy Kitchenn
workshopping London 2019
opening USA 2020-21 season
An 11-part BBC Radio 4
co-created with Lin Coghlan,
inspired by the works of Arnold Bennett.
Directed by Marion Nancarrow
& Gemma Jenkins
Shaun's English version of
the Mexican comedy by
Sebastian and Emiliano Zurita
Opening in London in 2020
A new musical
written with Marti Pellow,
Jack Bradley & Grant Mitchell
Coming in 2020
A new Radio 4 drama series about the extraordinary life and times of Eleanor
of Aquitaine, a woman a thousand years ahead of her time.
Following the success
of four previous adaptations Shaun's new Peter James
stage play will tour the UK
from January 2021
about Oscar Wilde's children,
currently in development