The Shark is Broken
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The Shark is Broken
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The Shark is Broken London Reviews and Tickets

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Slow, Great set design, Disappointing, Cliched

About the Show

A hilarious new play takes a behind the scenes look at the making of the blockbuster film, “Jaws”.

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Disappointing, Great set design, Slow, Cliched

See it if you're a fan of Jaws but not that much of a fan that you know all the fun facts because this show will Wikipedia-page them right out at you.

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Critic Reviews (3)

London Theatre
October 23rd, 2021

Put another way, The Shark is Broken has a freewheeling quality ready-made for Festival high spirits after a pint or two. But both the writing and acting need no small degree of fine-tuning if this is to go the full commercial distance.
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The Arts Desk
October 23rd, 2021

This shark-tooth-sharp comedy, which has swum relatively seamlessly down to the West End from the 2019 Edinburgh Festival, is an enjoyable three-hander about the near-disasters behind the scenes in the film’s final sequence.
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The Times (UK)
October 24th, 2021

Ian Shaw does not hold back in baring his old man’s flaws. Robert was plainly a self-pitying bully, a bad loser prone to gambling and drinking songs. He had dramatic presence, though, and so does his son, who co-wrote this watchable 90-minute play.
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