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Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

Presented by: Antarctic Heritage Trust

Christchurch, Thursday 27 March 2014

“A charming, funny, perfectly pitched account of an ordinary man who helped turn the wheels of history.” The Scotsman.

Irishman Tom Crean was one of the few men to serve with both Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton and survive three famous expeditions to the Antarctic.

Ireland’s Aidan Dooley brings to life Tom Crean, the intrepid Antarctic explorer, with his dramatic and humorous solo performance. Hear the riveting true stories of Crean’s adventures and courage in the face of impossible odds in this award-winning show.

The Antarctic Heritage Trust is staging the only South Island performance in Christchurch, the stepping-off point for so many ‘heroic-era’ Antarctic expeditions.

With support from Culture Ireland and in association with the New Zealand Festival 2014.

Details Date: Thursday 27 March 2014 Time: 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm (doors open at 7.30 pm). Venue: Heaton Normal Intermediate School Performing Arts Centre (125 Heaton Street, Merivale) Tickets: $39.50 adults and $19.50 children (under 14 years old). Tickets can be purchased via Dash Tickets. http://www.dashtickets.co.nz/ Parking: On-street parking. There is limited off-street parking on concrete areas only (please do not park on the grass). Contact: info@nzaht.org


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