the Gordon Craig Theatre prepares for the "docking" of
Titanic: The Musical, this August, visitors can soak up the atmosphere
early with a visit to a special exhibition about the ill-fated ship.
Nelson's Titanic Memorabilia Exhibition is displayed in the cabinets
at the theatreand includes an assortment of fascinating exhibits.
Winslet's "flying" dress from the movie, is exhibited.
include original White Star Line china, to original outfits worn
by Kate Winslet and Leonardo Di Caprio from James Cameron's infamous
one cabinet, Kate Winslet's flying dress, coat and shoes reside,
with a large Titanic poster as a backdrop, signed by all the star's
of the film, from Kate and Leo, to Kathy Bates and Bill Paxton.
cabinet houses Kate's 'sinking' dress, and another has Leonardo's
breeches outfit and a lifejacket used in the film.
the theatre foyer, an impressive array of original White Star Line
crockery and cutlery is displayed, all of which is the same china
that would have gone down with the Titanic.
of these pieces are the only ones known in existence, and are a
fascinating insight into the opulence on board the fateful ship,"
said a theatre spokesperson.
Winslet's dress from the sinking scenes in the film.
items are on display at the Gordon Craig Theatre in this Titanic
exhibition, which is free for any member of the public to come in
The Musical runs at the Gordon Craig Theatre from Tuesday 24 to
Sunday 29 August 2004.
the exhibition runs to the end of September 2004.