Shackleton Play - Local Hero

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Shackleton Play - Local Hero

Post by Andy2019 » 5 Mar 2019 11:49

‘Shackleton and his Stowaway’ Ed Fringe Sold Out Show 2018 is coming to London!

Shackleton is a local hero, having lived in Sydenham and having attended Dulwich College, where his boat James Caird can still be seen. In Sydenham there is a blue plaque outside his house on Westwood Hill.

Stolen Elephant Theatre is presenting the play at Cervantes Theatre, in Southwark, April 23rd to April 28th. ... -stowaway/

‘Shackleton and his Stowaway’ is based on the real events of the legendary Endurance expedition to Antarctica. It follows the misfortunes of an 18 year old stowaway aboard the expedition. Initially, he's in complete awe of Shackleton. But this fades by the time Shackleton has gotten them trapped in the polar ice pack - even more so when Endurance actually breaks up and sinks. This leaves them adrift on the ice, hundreds of miles from civilisation. But ‘when disaster strikes and all hope is gone, you get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton.’

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