by Ian Shaw in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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On 25th March 2019 we successfully raised £592 with 17 supporters in 56 days

Funding a new play for Edinburgh Festival, THE SHARK IS BROKEN, about the filming of JAWS. Written & performed by the son of Robert Shaw.

by Ian Shaw in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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John o shea 23rd March 2019

Hi guys, I would love to see this project happen, my name is John o shea and I live in tourmakeady in ireland. The Shaw’s were a big part of my childhood, an amazing family, and we were all sad to see them leave tourmakeady. Also jaws is my favourite movie of all time. Good luck guys. “Here’s to swimmin with bow legged women”!!

Andrew Wheeler 7th March 2019

This is a wonderful idea. Jaws is a very special film for me. I really hope you reach your goal as this deserves to be seen. Sorry I couldn’t put more in but I’ll definitely share as much as I can. Andy.

Dale Rees 14th February 2019

I'd enjoy watching the exploits and stories behind the production that fans have heard about. Especially the "real" rivalry between Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw.

Martin Bushell 29th January 2019

Jaws is the greatest film of all time!! This would be an amazing insight to the making of this classic. All your friends on the Amity Jaws Group on Facebook wish you good luck Ian!

Jeffrey D. Porteous 28th January 2019

Ian, what a wonderful idea for a project/play. Wish you great success and hope to eventually see it playing in L.A. Your dad was certainly one of a kind! Best of luck to you!


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Programme Credit, 2 Tickets to Edinburgh Festival Show, Signed copy of play, Invitation to Opening Night Drinks & Discussion with Writer, Director and Performers

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