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  • Playwright

    Frances Kay 

  • Author Notes

    A play for post-primary school students.
  • Setting

    Tom Crean's pub, County Kerry.

  • Synopsis

    Two characters meet unexpectedly on a summer's evening. He is Tom Crean, the legendary early 20th century Antartic explorer. She is a troubled 21st century teenager. Each has a complex story to tell. A play about suicide and suicide prevention aimed at senior cycle students.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    In the original production both female roles were played by the same actor,

Original Production

Original Cast  
Voice of Ernest Shackleton Mal Whyte
Tom Crean Mark D'Aughton
Voice of Captain Robert Falcon Scott Guy Carleton
Shell (Michelle) Aoife Duffin
Voice of Louise Aoife Duffin
Johnny Keith Burke
Production Team  
Director Thomas de Mallet Burgess
Lighting Designer Sinead Wallace
Movement Director Sue Mythen
Composer Denis Clohessy
Company Manager Roy Murray
Production Manager Des Kenny
Set & Costume Designer Sabine Dargent
Set Construction Theatre Production Services (TPS)
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Prop Maker Miriam Duffy
Graphic Design Conor Gallagher
Photography Paul McCarthy (2)
Printer Cunningham Printers
Education Officer Muireann Ahern
Resin Work Shadow Creations

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    TEAM Educational Theatre Company

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.