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Erebus: The Story of a Ship with Michael Palin

6 October, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Although this event is booked out, walk-ups (standby tickets) may be avaiiable on the night.

Michael Palin in conversation with Ed O’Loughlin

Michael Palin – former Monty Python stalwart and much-loved television globetrotter – brings to life the world and voyages of HMS Erebus, from its construction in the naval dockyards of Pembroke, to the part it played in Ross’s Antarctic expedition of 1839–43, to its abandonment during Franklin’s ill-fated Arctic expedition, and to its fnal rediscovery on the seabed in Queen Maud Gulf in Canada in 2014. To shed light on one of history’s greatest exploration stories, he has travelled to various locations across the world – Tasmania, the Falklands, the Canadian Arctic – to search for local information, and to experience at frst hand the terrain and the conditions that would have confronted the Erebus and her crew.

Michael Palin is one of the UK’s most popular actors, writers, and TV and film personalities. From Monty Python and Ripping Yarns to his much-acclaimed travel documentaries and books on the North and South Poles, the Sahara Desert, Eastern Europe and Brazil, he has won countless fans worldwide.

Ed O’Loughlin is an Irish-Canadian author and journalist.

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6 October, 2018
7:00 pm
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