“Men wanted for hazardous journey.
Low wages, bitter cold...safe return doubtful.”

The story of endurance on the Antarctic’s icy Weddell Sea. The tale of Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton’s 
escape from the Antarctic is told using original footage and scaled puppetry.

Developed with Jocelyn Clarke

Direction Niall Henry

Blue Raincoat Ensemble Sandra O Malley, John Carty, Brian F. Devaney, Barry Cullen

Design Jamie Vartan

Set Building Paul O'Donnell

Lighting Barry McKinney

Sound Joe Hunt

"Deeply moving theatre" The Examiner

Shackleton was first performed at The Factory Performance Space on Monday 20 March 2016

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

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