Shook Tickets

Trafalgar Studio Two, London
Trafalgar Studio Two, London

Performances of Shook were suspended due to the Coronavirus outbreak. For more information, please read here.

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, but can they grow up quickly enough to escape the system?

Winner of the 2019 Papatango New Writing Prize from 1,406 entries, Shook tenderly and honestly examines the young men society shuts away.

Papatango’s original production transfers to the West End after a sensational UK tour which broke box office records, won rave reviews and earned multiple award nominations.

Previews from |
8th April 2020
Opening date |
14th April 2020
Booking from |
9th April 2020
Available until |
9th May 2020
Closes |
9th May 2020

Trafalgar Studio Two Venue Information

Trafalgar Studio Two, 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest tube:
Charing Cross

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Latest Shook News & Features

Samuel Bailey’s Shook to transfer to Trafalgar Studios
Thursday, 23 January, 2020, 11:13
After beating over 1,400 entrants to win the 2019 Papatango New Writing Prize, Samuel Bailey’s Shook will receive its West End transfer. Shook will be performed at Trafalgar Studio Two for a four-week engagement from April 2020. Examining the consequences of locking up teenagers, Shook follows Grace, as she works with three teenagers as they await fatherhood. Aiming to inspire the young offenders, Grace works to change their futures in a play that assesses the...
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