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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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

2018-19

 

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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A new all-action, girl-power

adventure musical

with music by John Cameron

 

Opening in Germany

in 2019-2020