The Shaw Society


SHAW2020 is a theatre company affiliated to The Shaw Society, dedicated to promoting Shaw’s plays and writing and bringing them to wider, diverse audiences, especially in the run-up to 2020 when Shaw comes out of copyright.

SHAW2020 presents regular events, readings and performances at The Actor’s Centre .
The founding members are actors Lainey Shaw, Abbey Norman and Artistic Director Jonas Cemm

Associate Directors include
Jon Bradshaw, Michael Friend, Antionette Lester and Lorenzo Mason.

Actor members include
Hayward Morse, Laura FitzPatrick, Maryann O'Brien,
Paul Thomas, Bethany Blake, Will Birch, Matthew Curnier, Chris Bearne, Selina Braithwaite,
Raymond Daniel-Davies, Joe Sargent, Nikki Clarke,
Julia Faulkner, Cameron Robertson

BERNARD SHAW:Sexist or Suffragist?
A dramatised debate Directed by Jonas Cemm

QUEENS OF THE NILE
Who was Cleopatra, Shaw's or Shakespeare's?-
A dramatised debate
Directed by Jon Bradshaw

How He Lied To Her Husband
A staged reading. Directed by Jonas Cemm

Press Cuttings
A staged reading. Directed by Michael Friend

On The Rack
A staged reading of the winning Shaw Society play-writing award. Directed By Jonas Cemm

Divorce on the Rocks Directed by Jon Bradshaw
A staged reading of the winning Shaw Society play-writing award.

The British Party System
A staged reading. Directed by Lorenzo Mason

Village Wooing
Full production. Directed by Jonas Cemm

Bernard Shaws Postmistress
A dramatised presentation of a book by Shavian scholar
Prof. L Conolly. Directed by Jonas Cemm

Affectionately, Ellen. ever GBS
by Anne Wright, exploring the relationship between Shaw and actress Ellen Pollock, utilising letters and authentic material from Pollock's personal archive. Directed by Jonas Cemm

Contact jonas@shawsociety.org.uk
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SHAW2020's past work includes