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THEATRE: The Cambria, by Donal O'Kelly, nationwide tour until May 1.

26th March, 2005

THEATRE: The Cambria, by Donal O'Kelly, nationwide tour until May 1.

The Cambria was a Cunard Line transatlantic paddle steamer and the fastest ship in the world during the 1840s. In August 1845 it carried a passenger called Frederick Douglass from Boston to Cork.

This stage adaptation tells the true story of Douglass, an American slave who escaped and went on the run to Ireland on board the Cambria. He was self-educated, a great orator and wrote...

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