The Conquest of the South Pole
Venue: Artches Theatre Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
Production Dates: 1991
Directed by: Robert Carlyle
Written by: Manfred Karge (play)
Produced by: Rain Dog Theatre Company

A Group of unemployed Edinburgh youths embark on a recreation of Roald Amundsen's historic expedition to the South Pole.

Robert Carlyle both starred in and directed this play and it had earlier been filmed for television, in the movie with the same name, Conquest of the South Pole (1989) starring Ewen Bremner, Alastair Galbraith and Alan Cumming. And the play has been set up at many different theatre companies around the world.

Cast & Characters

Robert Carlyle, Joey Cooper, Tommy Flanagan, Gavin Mitchell, Alexander (Sandy) Morton, Gordon Munro, Caroline Paterson, Anne Marie Timoney

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