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
BBC Radio 4, weekdays, 12.00
Shaun was lead writer on Season 12
in 2018 and is returning to write
for the final series which broadcasts September to November 2018.
The 20th anniversary reissue
of the Original London Cast recording of
is now available from
Stage Door Records.
It comes with a bonus disc
of more than 25 additional tracks, including some newly recorded ones.
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
and Rita Hayworth.
Co-created with Chet Walker
opening USA 2018-19
After a successful workshop in 2017, this new British musical written with Leighton James House and Simon Spencer is heading for a full production in
A new adventure musical
created with Steven Dexter, Stephen Clark, Dick Lee and Tony Petito
opening at the Esplanade Theatre
Singapore in 2019
An epic new 11-part
BBC Radio 4 drama series ,
co-created with Lin Coghlan,
from the works of Arnold Bennett.
Broadcasting in 2019