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The Ship That Never Was

Strahan Visitor Centre Amphitheatre | The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 7700
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Great local story.....

Great local story about escaped convicts fron Sarah Island told in fun and entertaining style... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Eddie R
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Montreal, Canada
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One of best things to do in Tasmania

This is live intimate theatre about a true escape from a convict prison. It is hilarious and in one... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Gerry H
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Ponsonby
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Strahan Visitor Centre Amphitheatre | The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Great local story about escaped convicts fron Sarah Island told in fun and entertaining style - well done!!!!

1  Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This is live intimate theatre about a true escape from a convict prison. It is hilarious and in one hundred and fifteen minutes I don't think we stopped laughing . It is an adventure and I cannot think of better way to teach history,Comedy or...More

1  Thank Gerry H
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Went to this play after visiting Sarah Island - wow. So much fun and laughter. Best thing t9 d9 after the cruise abs tour. Lots of info given in such a funny way. Not to be missed

1  Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We really enjoyed watching the show "The Ship That Never Was". It was really superb how the two main actors fluidly set up and changed the props, while recruiting inpromptu actors, and also encouraging audience participation (my husband even ripped out a song!). And after...More

1  Thank Bronwyn M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Went to the play for the first time and I have never laughed so hard at anything in my life. Absolutely hysterical clean fun for the whole family. Loved the audience participation and the absolute passion shown by Kaia, Colin and Michael. I will be...More

1  Thank Intheknowuphere
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Loved this interactive play, love the fact the audience gets involved. My husband was lucky enough to play a part, so made it all the more enjoyable. The actors are fantastic with the audience and it’s a great story. We had been to Sarah island...More

2  Thank Howletts
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This is a brilliant play that apparently shows every night at 5.30pm. It is the longest running play started in Port Arthur and now in Strahan. It is wonderfully funny and has some of the audience involved. Apart from the antics the actors get upto...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Funny, brilliant interactive participation with the audience...& a history lesson all rolled in one. Must see!!

1  Thank Vickie G
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a fun thing to attend. Most of the audience gets to play a minor part in the performance. You can take beer or drinks in so enjoy yourself.

1  Thank JOHN G
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of the longest and best run little theatre presentations I have even witnessed. I would recommend this to anyone young, old or in between, however be prepared to be utilised in the play.

1  Thank Bomber1889
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Kate S
29 October 2017|
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Response from OzHolly | Reviewed this property |
SUMMER The Ship That Never Was - Live Performances - September to May: Where: At the Richard Davey Amphitheatre, next to the West Coast Information Centre When: Every Day at 5.30pm How Long: approx. 1 hour 15 min How... More
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10 October 2017|
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Response from Judy S | Reviewed this property |
Buy your ticket at the door.
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sn00kies2
6 February 2017|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
It is just on the wharf in Strahan. In front of where the red boat leaves. You should not need to book. It was busy, but plenty of seating. You can book where you book cruises and train.
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