Written & Performed by Aiden Dooley
The Olympia Theatre
Monday 11th to Saturday 16th May 2015
**7 Performances Only, tickets on sale now**
The story of an ordinary man who embarked upon an extraordinary adventure!
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).
Tickets from €25 including booking fee are on sale now via Ticketmaster.ie, usual Ticketmaster outlets including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330.
Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served.
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.
* 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*
Evening shows on Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th, Thursday 14th, Friday 15th & Saturday 16th May
Matinee show on Saturday 16th May