Terra Nova (2002)
by Ted Tally
Directed by Liam Campbell
Performances: Tue 5th – Sat 9th February 2002, Bell Theatre
Between 1901 & 1904 Captain Robert Falcon Scott led the failed British attempt to reach the South Pole.
In 1910, encouraged by the name of patriotism and with the backing of the Admiralty, the second British party set sail in the "Terra Nova" for Antarctica and the goal of the South Pole.
This play explores the people behind the legend from their conquest of the Pole (January 1912) to their ultimate tragic demise on the Antarctic ice floes just a few miles from the base camp.
With seven roles this is a play that will challenge actors and audiences. It was performed at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 1980 to great acclaim.
- Captain Robert Falcon Scott - Paul Hurley
- Roald Amundsen - Chris Bennett
- Kathleen Scott - Caroline Wilson
- Lieutenant Henry 'Birdie' Bowers - David Clayton
- Dr Edward Wilson - Peter Medd
- Captain Lawrence 'Titus' Oates - Bob Callender
- Petty Officer Edgar 'Taffy' Evans - Mike Smart
- Director - Liam Campbell
- Production Assistant - Anna York
- Set Designer - Lisa Marsh
- Stage Manager - Jess Osorio
- Assistant Stage Manager - Stacy Joyce
- Lighting Design - Bernie Bullbrook
- Lighting Operator - Lionel Monks
- Sound Mixing - Phil Gardener
- Sound Operators - Andrew Rickinson, Liam Campbell
- Make-up - Ruth Laughton, Anna York
- Costumes - Robert Collier, Val Williams, Jenny Newstead
- Kathleen Scott's hair - Jay Michaels
- Set Construction - Bob Callender, Elaine Heath, Anton Krause, Lisa Marsh, Jess Osorio
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