The sell-out, smash hit of the Edinburgh festival fringe 2019 transfers to the West End for a strictly limited run from 9 October 2021 15 January 2022. Taking audiences behind-the-scenes of the iconic blockbuster Jaws, this brilliantly funny and deeply moving new play imagines what happened on board “the orca” when the cameras stopped rolling.
The Shark is Broken reveals the hilarious and moving behind-the-scenes drama on one of Hollywood’s all-time biggest blockbusters, Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. Directed by Guy Masterson the play is co-written by Robert Shaw’s son Ian, who also plays his father, and Joseph Nixon.
We recommend that you wear a mask while inside this venue.
Proof of vaccine and/or test
You are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance.
When you arrive at this venue, you may be asked to fill out a health questionnaire or have your temperature taken.
This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.
This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.
For ages 12+
Now taking bookings for performances up until Sun 13th February 2022.
Show times for each day are below.
Bus routes: (Charing Cross Road) 14, 19, 38, 24, 29, 176
Night buses: (Charing Cross Road) 14, 24, 176, N5, N19, N29, N38, N41, N279
Nearest rail: Charing Cross
Tube lines: Piccadilly, Northern
Nearest tube: Leicester Square
Directions from Leicester Square :
(5mins) Take Cranbourn Street away from Leicester Square until St Martin’s Lane, where you head left up to West Street. The theatre’s on your left past St Martin’s Theatre.
Car park: Chinatown (5mins)
In congestion zone?: Yes
Infrared hearing loop
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The Shark is Broken
Ambassadors Theatre, London
1 hour 10 minutes (No Interval)