Sir Ranulph Fiennes shares his 'Life at the Limits' in Worthing
PUBLISHED: 16:11 12 June 2015 | UPDATED: 16:11 12 June 2015
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'World's Greatest Living Explorer' takes to the stage with new theatre tour
Having completed the Marathon des Sables – dubbed the ‘toughest footrace on Earth – last month, aged 71, whilst raising another £1m for Marie Curie Cancer Care, living legend Sir Ranulph Fiennes is set to embark upon a different adventure this summer as he takes to UK theatre stages with his long-time friend and expedition partner, Anton Bowring, to recount the story of his exceptionally full life in a new ‘audience with…’ style theatre show, Life at the Limits, presented by adventure-based speakers specialists, Speakers from the Edge, and in association with M&S.
Described by the Guinness Book of Records as ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’, Sir Ranulph’s exploits, escapades and expeditions have taken him in almost every direction around the globe, including the 52,000 mile odyssey through both poles in the first circumpolar navigation of the Earth (1979-82), the first unsupported crossing of Antarctica (1993) and the first crossing of the Antarctic Continent by foot.
Sir Ranulph has led over 30 expeditions, climbed to the highest peak on the planet to become the oldest Briton to do so, discovered the lost Arabian city of Ubar, climbed one of the world’s toughest ascents (the dreaded North Face of the Eiger) and conquered the first 7x7x7 Challenge; seven marathons, on seven continents, in seven consecutive days just three months after a massive heart attack, a three-day coma and a double bypass operation, and has raised many millions of pounds for charities in the process.
A Life at the Limits sees Sir Ranulph joined on stage by Anton – affectionately known as ‘Also Ran’ – as he leads Sir Ranulph on a personal journey through his life, from his ancestral heritage to the present day. From light-hearted to strikingly poignant, A Life at the Limits is a new show, the inspirational story of Sir Ranulph’s life of conquering several of the most challenging, record-breaking, expeditions and adventures on Planet Earth.
A Life at the Limits is touring UK theatres in summer 2015 and will be showing at the Pavilion Theatre, Worthing, on Tuesday 30 June - to book tickets contact the Box Office on 01903 206206or visit www.worthingtheatres.co.uk.
For further details, visit www.speakersfromtheedge.com.