Shackleton – Don’t be left out in the cold…

Shackleton By Blue Raincoat Theatre At Project Arts Centre Dublin Image Steve Rogers 6 1024x684
Shackleton tells the story of the sinking of the ship Endurance on the Antarctic’s icy Weddell Sea in 1916, and the subsequent escape of the Irish expedition leader Ernest Shackleton and his crew from the Antarctic over a period of eighteen months, finally arriving to safety at the whaling station in Stromness on the South Atlantic Island of South Georgia.

✰✰✰✰✰ Nominated for 3 Irish Times Theatre Awards Best New Play/Best Set Design/Best Sound Design

Blue Raincoat Theatre Company’s production “Shackleton” premiered in Sligo at the company’s venue The Factory Performance in the Spring of 2016. It subsequently toured to the Project Arts Centre in Dublin, the Tron Theatre Glasgow and Traverse theatre Edinburgh in the Spring of 2017.

Shackleton at Garter Lane Nov 1st and Nov 2nd

Deeply moving theatre

The Examiner

Who is Ernest Shackleton?

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was an Antarctic explorer from Britain who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic. He was one of the main figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.


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