Embark on an extraordinary journey: From Punishment to Peace
An exhibition at Warder’s Upstairs.
Experience the captivating story of Gregory David Roberts, the renowned author of Shantaram. Delve into an immersive exhibition at Warder’s Upstairs. Take a moment to imagine the paths wandered by a man who transformed his life from punishment to peace.
Gregory David Roberts, a former convict who served time at Pentridge Prison on two occasions and managed a daring escape, shares his incredible journey with you. From surviving incarceration to life on the run, he defied the odds and emerged as an acclaimed novelist, public speaker, and philanthropist. Listen and watch, as he opens up about finding freedom, his music, and his shares snippets of his life philosophy.
Immerse yourself in this meticulously curated exhibition, developed in collaboration with Gregory David Roberts, the studio behind the Apple TV+ series Shantaram, Paramount Television Studios, and the National Trust, Victoria. Explore his enthralling story through captivating audio, compelling recorded narratives, and costumes from the series.
This event offers a unique chance to escape to the world of Shantaram and discover the triumph of the human spirit.
Entry to the exhibition is free
- Enrich your experience by booking tickets for the H Division tour and enjoy more of Greg David Roberts escape story, delivered by our National Trust trained guides.
- There will be a limited program of additional talks and tours associated with the exhibition.
- Gregory David Roberts books, Shantaram, The Mountain Shadow & The Spiritual Path will all be available for purchase from the Pentridge Prison Tours retail space.
We do recommend bringing your headphones to listen to some of the audio supplied