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Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire

June 2020
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1924. The Paris Olympic Games. A devout Scottish Christian runs for the glory of God. The son of a Jewish immigrant runs to overcome prejudice. Two young track athletes who live for the beautiful purity of running and who prevail in the face of overwhelming odds.

Based on the extraordinary true story of Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams, Chariots of Fire is a timeless tale of hope, honour and belief. Adapted from Colin Welland’s Oscar-winning
original screenplay, Mike Bartlett's script brings one of the most thrilling Olympic stories to life with a unique fusion of theatre and live athletics.

Oxford Theatre Guild is transforming the Playhouse auditorium into its very own stadium giving an immersive experience that evokes the 1924 Paris Olympics, complete with the iconic Vangelis score.

The production is dedicated to the memory of another great athlete and Oxford legend - Sir Roger Bannister. 

If you are interested in on stage seats, please click here

Duration: 2 hours with interval

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Oxford Theatre Guild

Stage adaption by Mike Bartlett

Based on the Enigma Productions Limited motion picture

By arrangement with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Allied Stars S.A Panama

Screenplay by Colin Welland

If you are interested in on stage seats, please click here.

 

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