SHOOK BY SAMUEL BAILEY

Available on this page from 5 February 

Out of stock

“Astonishingly brilliant…one of the best debut plays I have ever seen”

Saturday Review, BBC Radio Four

 

★★★★ Evening Standard 

★★★★ Sunday Times 

★★★★ The Stage 

★★★★ WhatsOnStage


All tickets £10 

Nominated for 7 OffWestEnd Awards and The Stage Debut Award for Best Writer, Shook was due to transfer to the West End. Then coronavirus hit and theatres closed for the first time in a century.
 
We are delighted now to share this film capture of the original world premiere, especially revived in collaboration with a BAFTA-winning filmmaker.
 

Watch it here between 5 February – 28 February. Captions are available. After you purchase a ticket, the show will be available to watch for up to 48 hours.

“He’ll look different. My little boy. When I get out. Like… to the picture I’ve got in my head. Be like meeting him all over again. Be a whole new start.”

Instead of GCSEs, Cain, Riyad and Jonjo got sentences. Locked up in a young offenders’ institution, they trade sweets, chat shit, kill time – and await fatherhood.

Grace’s job is to turn these teenagers into parents, ready to take charge of their futures. But can they grow up quickly enough to escape the system?