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Congress Theatre, Eastbourne – Saturday 9 November, 7.30pm

Adventurer, presenter and author Simon Reeve heads to Eastbourne’s Congress Theatre on 9 November for an evening of engrossing and sometimes heart-stopping tales of how his love of travel to remote places paved the way for his career.

Reeve is an experienced broadcaster and has infiltrated some of the most remote corners of the world, always taking a path less trodden and in return fronted some incredible travel documentaries in recent years. His new TV series The Americas starts Sunday 6 October BBC2.

This Eastbourne show features Simon recounting tales from over 15 years of travelling to the most remote and extreme corners of the planet.

From being chased by pirates, hounded by the KGB and bombed by Colombian barons, Simon Reeve has travelled through over 120 countries and his BBC documentaries have sold to over 60 countries around the world! This is not only a fascinating and educational show, but at times shocking, inspirational and hilarious. His theatre show concludes with chance for a Question and Answer session.

As fearlessly adventurous as he is engaging, Simon’s career did not take a traditional path. Beginning in the post room of The Sunday Times then-editor Andrew Neil took a chance on him, and reporting on the 1993 World Trade Centre bombing started an unpredictable journey, leading to becoming one of the BBC’s most recognised presenters.

Following his reporting on the 1993 New York bombing Simon wrote a book, The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama Bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism, published in 1998. It was the first book written on Bin Laden. Following the Terror Attacks of 9/11 Simon was a regular commentator and reference source on the emerging terror threat. His career since then has taken him all over the world for travel reporting, further investigative journalism and writing books about modern history and his travels.

This 1 and half hour theatre show includes exclusive multi-media footage and a 20mins Question and Answer session. An Audience with Simon Reeve is at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne on Saturday 9 November, 7.30pm, tickets priced from £27 to book call the box office on 01323 412000 or online eastbournetheatres.co.uk which now gives the option to print-tickets-at-home.