Juliana Adelman speaks to Jim McAdam about Ernest Shackleton’s Nimrod expedition and how his decision to turn back before reaching the South Pole represents courage.
Readings from Shackleton’s book South are performed by John Carty of the Blue Raincoat Theatre Company. Music comes from the piece ‘Shackleton’s Endurance’, commissioned by the Athy Shackleton Museum and composed by Brian Hughes with narration (not heard) by John McKenna. The series is introduced by Jonathan Shackleton and produced by Juliana Adelman.
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