THE SHIP THAT NEVER WAS

"It is an exciting and dynamic dramatic experience, not to be missed."
Tim Bowden, Author

It's January 1834. The Frederick, the last ship built at the convict settlement of Sarah Island in Macquarie Harbour, is about to sail for the new prison at Port Arthur. Ten convict shipwrights have other ideas. So begins the story of an amazing escape, an extraordinary voyage and an intriguing twist in the tale of The Ship That Never Was.

The Ship That Never Was is a live professional theatre production, performing in Strahan since January 1994, written by Richard Davey and produced by The Round Earth Company.

The play tells the dramatic and hilarious true story of the Great Escape from Sarah Island! Delightful family entertainment not to be missed!

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 Much: Adults $25.00, Concession $20.00, Student (13 yrs & over) $12.50, Children (4-12 yrs) $2.50
(Please note: Prices are subject to change)

WINTER
The Ship That Never Was - THE MOVIE - June to August:

Where: At the Risby Cove Theatrette, next to the Risby Cove Restaurant on The Esplanade
When: Every Day at 5.30pm
How Long: approx. 1 hour 15 min
How Much: Adults $10.00, Concession $5.00, Student (13 yrs & over) $5.00, Children (4-12 yrs) $2.00
(Please note: Prices are subject to change)

Group Bookings
Advanced bookings necessary for all groups of 10 or more.
A special rate is offered at the regular 5.30pm performance for group bookings.
For groups of 30 or more a performance can be scheduled for another time.