The Irish Club of Luxembourg and Comhaltas Luxembourg have been collaborating to bring an award winning Irish play to Luxembourg:
Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer, written and performed by Aidan Dooley, will be staged on 27th and 28th April at the Altrimenti Centre in Luxembourg at 7.30pm. see http://www.tomcreanshow.com/ for more details.
Tickets (which are limited owing to the small venue) are €20 each and available from www.luxembourgticket.lu
Tom Crean (1877-1938) the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by Aidan Dooley.
Hear the riveting true stories of Crean’s Antarctic explorations as one of the few men to serve with both Scott and Shackleton and survive three famous expeditions: Discovery, (1901 – 1904); Terra Nova (1910 – 1913); and Endurance (1914 – 1916). Crean’s story is a testament of human fortitude against all the elements of Antarctic, his 36 mile, solitary trek to base camp during the Terra Nova expedition to rescue his comrades Teddy Evans and William Lashly has been described by Antarctic historians as “the finest feat of individual heroism from the entire age of exploration”.