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SHOOK by Samuel Bailey

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27 January 2022- 13 February 2022

SHOOK

SHOOK

 

The play, inspired by true stories, looks at three young offenders who are due to become fathers while in prison. As Cain, Riyad and Jonjo embark on parenting classes under the instruction of Grace, their different histories slowly emerge and their different futures take shape. Both funny and poignant, Shook examines the young people society shuts away.  

The film of the production is in English and includes captions in English

Shook won the 2019 Papatango New Writing Prize, was produced by Papatango to critical acclaim at Southwark Playhouse in London and then sold out on tour across England and Wales. It won Samuel Bailey The Times Breakthrough Award at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards and is currently nominated for The Writer’s Guild of Great Britain’s Award for Best New Play.  

The production was due to transfer to the West End when the pandemic hit. Instead, it was filmed featuring the original cast, directed once again by Papatango’s Artistic Director George Turvey, this time in collaboration with BAFTA-winning and multi-Emmy-nominated screen director James Bobin.

Length: 1,5 hours
Language:  English
Subtitles: English
Location: Online
Access time: 48 hours from moment of purchase
Period: 27 January – 13 February 2022

Creative Team
Writer: Samuel Bailey
Director: George Turvey
Film Capture: George Turvey in collaboration with James Bobin
Set & Costume Designer: Jasmine Swan
Composition and Sound Design: Richard Hammarton
Produced by Papatango Theatre Company

Cast 
Josef Davies, Josh Finan, Andrea Hall and  Ivan Oyik

 

  • Samuel Bailey’s knockout professional debut…rings with fresh truth” The New York Times (Critic’s Pick) 

  • ★★★★
    “Samuel Bailey’s play is unerring.” The Sunday Times Critics’ Choice

  • ★★★★
    “Bailey’s remarkably accomplished debut” Evening Standard

  • ★★★★
    “A cracking debut production with a superb cast” WhatsOnStage

  • ★★★★
    “Compelling viewing with astute performances” The Times

Photos by The Other Richard

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