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The Ship That Never Was

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Address: Strahan Visitor Centre Amphitheatre | The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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You will love it.

Great yarn and so well done. Wonderful actors and they interact so well with the audience. I had planned on staying home that night so glad i didn't.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
David S
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great yarn and so well done. Wonderful actors and they interact so well with the audience. I had planned on staying home that night so glad i didn't.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great show. The actors really get into it and involve the audience. Lots of laughs but also a bit of a history lesson! Highly recommend seeing, particularly after you do the Sarah Island tour!

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Thank Mattg1579
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guide on Sarah island informed us of this show. I had heard about it before but never had gone. The guide did such a good job on Sarah island that we decided to go.there was heaps of audience participation and the two actors had the whole audience in the palm of their hands. A very unique way to tell... More 

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Thank Dave H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide on our stop at Sarah Island told us that we should go to see this play and we are so glad that we did. It was so funny and and clever. We haven't laughed this much at a show for ages. It was incredibly audience interactive with never a dull moment and at the same time very informative.... More 

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Nambour, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceptional play. We visited with 2 boys aged 8 and 7, both of whom thought they would be bored witless, but both of whom left there totally amazed. The youngest ended up on stage playing one of the roles, the eldest was in the crowd shouting and clapping with the rest of us. I would say do the cruise to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

absolutely entertaining Worth every dollar and more for a barrel of laughs and entertainment Marvellous audience participation especually choosing the chikdren from the audience This is a must to see while in Strahan

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Thank Colin N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly interactive show that was very worth the time and money - very passionate production who have apparently kept the show going for 23 years! Must watch!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to do this show and are so glad we did ! Excellent !! There are two characters that perform and they go into so much detail, energy and fantastic humour about the convict era and the tales of Sarah Island.Some members in the audience are selected as certain characters for small roles ( I was, yes wait for... More 

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Proserpine, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this! It was a great show with a hugely talented cast of 2. I was picked as "the parrot" and thoroughly enjoyed it. Do yourself a favour and see it when in Strahan, totally worth $20 brilliant!!!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The number one thing to tick off in Strahan is not the Gordon cruise or railway, but this gem of a show. Funny, interactive, quirky and highly entertaining. Only two in the cast but both ladies are brilliant and pull of the story hysterically, while being informative of what was a true story. You could watch these two all day... More 

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