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Rory Golden Returns to the Titanic With Stage Show

18th September 2012
Rory Golden Returns to the Titanic With Stage Show

#TITANIC - The first Irishman to see the wreck of the Titanic takes to the stage in the UK next week to present his personal recollections of the experience.

As Biggleswade Today reports, deep-sea diving expert Rory Golden will give his two-part presentation Return to the Titanic at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage next Wednesday 26 September.

The show - previously hosted at the Marine Institute earlier this year - covers the history of the ill-fated cruise liner's construction at Harland & Wolff in Belfast, through its tragic demise in 1912, and its eventual rediscovery on the North Atlantic sea bed in 1985.

Fifteen years after the wreck was found on a French/American expedition, Golden descended the nearly 4km below the surface on a Russian submarine to witness the watery grave site for himself - and his show lets the audience see some of the magnificent sights he saw.

“When I first cast my eyes on the wreck," he told JOE.ie in April this year, "for me it was just an incredibly exciting and equally humbling and incredibly poignant moment and you have all these emotions all at once because you are looking at something very few people in the world have seen.”

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