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Atlantic Ladies - The Play

by Chris Eldon Lee

A Love Lee Premiere Production

Now available to view on-line – see below!

The Atlantic Ladies rowed from La Gomera in The Canaries to Nelson’s Dockyard, Antigua, in The Caribbean in the winter of 2017/18 in 60 days, 18 hours and 34 minutes. This is their story, as performed on stage around England and Wales in 2018 and 2019.

The play runs for approximately 2 hours over the two videos below


Video production by MicroVideo Shrewsbury


Jo Cox plays Di Carrington

Christina Cubbin plays Elaine Theaker

Sally Tonge plays Sharon Magrath and guitar

Tim Baker is our ‘Atlantic Man’. He plays Philip Schofield, Steve Theaker, Talisker Jim, the Doctor, Justin Adkin (the boat builder), Ian Magrath, the Cardiff Discotheque Bouncer, Thor (the Scandinavian Race Doctor), Flipper the Dolphin and Whitney Houston.

Brian Carrington plays Brian Carrington and Kipper the Dolphin, plus guitar and keyboard.

Wherever possible, the main characters are speaking their own words.

Direction and sound – Chris Eldon Lee

Movement and co-production – Maggie Love.

Choreography – Lucie Lowe.

Lighting – Elliot Roberts.

Poppy 2’ was constructed by Bill McCabe with Tim Hockly.

The dolphins and ffff-flying fish are the creative genius of Pam Davies.

Props and production assistance – Tim Hockly.

Photograph Mike Ashton of MA Creative and Justin Adkin.