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
The Ship That Never Was is a live professional theatre production, performing in
Strahan since 1993, 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!
Where: At the Strahan Amphitheatre, next to the West Coast Information Centre
When: Every Day at 5.30pm (Sept to May)
How Long: approx. 1 hour 15 min
How Much: Adults $20.00, Concession $15.00, Student (13 yrs & over) $10.00,
Children (4-12 yrs) $2.00
(Please note: Prices are subject to change)
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.