By Douglas Post
Based on The Prizefighter and the Playwright
By Jay R. Tunney
Directed by Nick Sandys
Produced by Charles Grippo
Shaw Vs. Tunney concerns the deep and enduring relationship that developed between George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated Irish playwright, and Gene Tunney, the American world heavyweight boxing champion. It begins with their first meeting in London and culminates on an island in the Adriatic where Gene and Polly Lauder Tunney spent their honeymoon. It is there that Shaw and the Tunneys experience an extraordinary event that changes their lives forever.