The Shark is Broken, a hilarious behind the scenes drama of Hollywood blockbuster film Jaws, will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre in London.
Written by Ian Shaw and Joseph Nixon, The Shark is Broken follows the films lead actors – Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider and Richard Dreyfuss – as they wait for their carnivorous mechanical co-star to be fixed. Stuck on a boat, and fuelled by alcohol, rivalry and ambition, these three great whites start to bare their teeth.
Ian Shaw (Johnny English Reborn) plays his father Robert Shaw, alongside Demetri Goritsas (The Bourne Identity, Saving Private Ryan) as Roy Scheider and Liam Murray Scott (Richard III , The Cockpit Theatre) as Richard Dreyfuss.
The comedy premiered to five-star critical acclaimed at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019 and is presented in the West End by Sonia Friedman Production’s.
The Shark is Broken is directed by Guy Masterson with set & costume by Duncan Henderson, lighting by Neil Austin & Jamie Platt, sound and music by Adam Cork ad video by Nina Dunn.
The Shark is Broken runs from 11 May 2020 until 18 July 2020 at The Ambassadors Theatre, London.