Theatrical spinoffs from popular movies are usually ill-conceived and redundant; a double whammy from which you’re less likely to come back than Chrissie Watkins after a swim off the beaches of Amity Island.
The Shark Is Broken is the brainchild of Ian Shaw who co-wrote it and stars as his own late father Robert Shaw. It is uncanny just how much Ian looks and sounds like his father.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the West End transfer of new comedy The Shark Is Broken, now booking at the Ambassadors Theatre until 15 January 2022.
Director Guy Masterson chatted to Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon about bringing The Shark Is Broken to the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre.
Though theatres are now operating at full capacity (if they choose to) — and audiences are wearing masks only if they choose to, as well — there is a great deal of uncertainty, as performances are being routinely suspended at the very last minute if a cast member proves positive or has come into contact with someone who has.
Edinburgh Fringe sell-out The Shark Is Broken, telling the behind-the-scenes story of Steven Spielberg’s classic 1975 film thriller Jaws, transfers to the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre for a limited season from 11 May to 18 July 2020.