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Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

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Play On Words Theatre & Pat Moylan in Association with MCD Presents
Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer
The Olympia Theatre
Monday 13th to Saturday 18th May 2013

The story of an ordinary man who embarked upon an extraordinary adventure!

Tickets from €20.00 including Booking Fee on sale now via Ticketmaster. 7 performances only, including a 3pm matinee show on Saturday 18th May.

Approximate times as follows: doors open 7.15pm, show starts 8pm. For matinee, doors open 2.15pm, show starts 3pm. Times subject to change as always.

Experience Aidan Dooley’s award winning one-man play as it tells the heroic tale of Tom Crean (1877 – 1938), the intrepid, Irish Antarctic explorer and the only man to serve with Scott and Shackleton on three famous expeditions: – Discovery, (1901 – 1904);  Terra Nova (1910 – 1913); and Endurance (1914 - 1916).     
 
Written and performed by Dooley the story, a testament of human fortitude against all the elements of Antarctica, is brought to life in this dramatic solo performance.  Crean’s thirty-six mile solitary trek to base camp during the Terra Nova expedition to rescue his comrades Teddy Evans and William Lashly; has been described by Antarctic historians as “the finest feat of individual heroism from the entire age of exploration”. Crean was subsequently awarded the Albert Medal for his bravery.

**** Irish Daily Mail          **** The Scotsman             **** Metro
Experience the story of one man’s incredible journey.

“A remarkable and uplifting piece of theatre, gives everything and asks nothing.”
Sunday Independent

*Winner of Fringe First in Edinburgh 2006*
*Best Solo performance award winner - New York International Fringe Festival 2003*
*Best Actor nomination - Dublin Fringe Festival 2003*

Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th, Thursday 16th, Friday 17th & Saturday 18th May 2013.
Doors:  7:30pm
Show:   8:00pm

Matinee show Saturday 18th May
Doors:  2:30pm
Show:   3:00pm

Tickets from €20 including booking fee  Tickets now on-sale via Ticketmaster
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