and his Stowaway

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‘Really enjoyed ‘Shackleton and his Stowaway’ tonight. Big bravo to @StolenElTheatre Go see.’

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‘Well done @StolenElTheatre on ‘Shackleton and his Stowaway’. It was epic.’

Claira Hermet BBC Radio London

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A beautifully written new play, richly poetic in its lyrical language, balancing light humour with thrilling narrative.’ Edinburgh Guide

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A wonderful balance of tension, frustration, fear and (yes) humour.’ Shackleton Appreciation Society

⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Absolutely beautiful and engaging script which captivates the audience’ Everything Theatre

⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘The rubber-faced Elliott Ross.’ Ham and High

⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Warms the heart and grips the imagination.’ The Reviews Hub

⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘The Suitably Imperious Richard Ede.’ Wood&Vale Express

⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘An honourable portryal of an incredible story.’ The Wee Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘This evocative account of ridiculous bravery and comradeship is a fascinating and thrilling tribute.’ Fairy Powered Production

Performer – Andy Dickinson

Performer – Richard Ede

Director – Simone Coxall

Projection Design – Enrique Munoz

Sound Design – Dominic Brennan

Lighting Design – Pablo Baz

Stage Manager – Nell Thomas

By Endurance we Conquer

‘When disaster strikes and all hope is gone, get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton.’

Shackleton and his Stowaway, by Andy Dickinson, is based on the real events of the legendary Endurance expedition to Antarctica. It follows the misfortunes of an 18 year old stowaway aboard. 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.

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