About the Book
Winner of the CAA Drama AwardFinalist for the Governor General’s Award for DramaStranded at the end of the world, at the end of the Heroic Age, three officers and three sailors–the scientific party of Captain Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole–burrow into a snow drift and for seven months sit out the coldest, most savage winter on record. Based upon the true story of one of the greatest feats of human endurance of this century.
News & Reviews
“Young’s hypnotic new play is one of the most ambitious, original and perplexing dramas ever written by a Canadian.” —Maclean’s
“A fine piece of theatre that throbs with intelligence and heart.” —NOW Magazine
“Ranks as a major achievement … sears itself into the imagination.” —Toronto Sun
About the Author
David Young is the author of the plays Glenn, Inexpressible Island (Scirocco Drama), Clout, Love is Strange, and Fire, which have been widely produced in Canada, the United States, and Europe. In a former life, he was President of the Coach House Press for ten years. David has also published two novels and written extensively for film and television, including a six-hour mini-series about medical relief work in the middle of the civil war in south Sudan.