Aidan Dooley's award winning one-man play tells the heroic tale of Tom Crean (1877-1938), the intrepid, Irish Antarctic explorer and the only man to serve with Scott and Shackleton on three famous expeditions: Discovery, (1901-1904);  Terra Nova (1910-1913); and Endurance (1914-1916). Written and performed by Dooley the story, a testament of human fortitude against all the elements of Antarctica, is brought to life in this dramatic solo performance. Crean's thirty-six mile solitary trek to base camp during the Terra Nova expedition to rescue his comrades Teddy Evans and William Lashly; has been described by Antarctic historians as "the finest feat of individual heroism from the entire age of exploration". He was subsequently awarded the Albert Medal for his bravery. During the last 3 years TOM CREAN Antarctic Explorer been seen at the Irish Repertory Theatre, New York, The Adelaide Fringe Festival Australia plus seasons in Florida, Malta and Dubai. Tom Crean returns to the Olympia Theatre from Monday August 31st to Saturday September 5th. Tickets are priced €22.50-€35