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Chariots of Fire posts closing notices

Casting news

CHARIOTS of Fire, which was booking at the Gielgud Theatre until February 2, will now complete its run this coming Saturday (January 5, 2013).

It will be followed – from February 15, 2013 – by the world premiere of Peter Morgan’s The Audience, which stars Helen Mirren as The Queen.

Previously Posted: From tomorrow (Tuesday, November 13, 2012) and until it completes its extended run at the Gielgud Theatre on February 2, 2013, the West End production of Chariots of Fire will be performed by its final cast.

An exclusive family ticket for Chariots of Fire has now been made available, making it possible for a family of four to see the production in top price seats from only £99 (based on two adults and two children). This ticket can be purchased in person at the Box Office of the Gielgud Theatre, by calling 0844 4825130 or at

Jack Lowden (as Eric Liddell) and James McArdle (Harold Abrahams) continue to lead the company that also includes David Beams (Head Porter/Reverend Liddell/Foster/Lord Cadogan), Isabella Calthorpe (Florence Mackenzie), Gareth Charlton (Jackson Scholz), Henry Davis (Charlie Paddock), Lloyd Everitt (Athlete), Zac Fox (Aubrey Montague), Daniel Fraser (Athlete/Jim), Nickolas Grace (Master Of Trinity/Duke of Sutherland/Colonel Keddie)…

… Leigh Lothian (Jennie Liddell), David McGranaghan (President of Gilbert & Sullivan/Colin), Aki Omoshaybi (Athlete/Reg), Matthew Pearson (Sandy McGrath), Savannah Stevenson (Sybil Gordon), Paul Tinto (Secretary of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society), Dylan Turner (Athlete/Mr Ratcliffe ), Gabriel Vick (Robin/HRH The Prince of Wales), Simon Williams (Master of Caius), Tam Williams (Lord Andrew Lindsay) and Nicholas Woodeson (Sam Mussabini).

Michael Rose, Producer of Chariots of Fire said: “London 2012 may be over, but at the Gielgud Theatre audiences continue to be thrilled by our very own cast of athletes. Telling the moving story of two of Britain’s true Olympic hero’s, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams, Chariots of Fire is an exhilarating adaptation of the legendary Oscar winning movie.

“Just in time for the holiday season, we are now delighted to offer an exclusive family ticket in the hope that we can inspire the next generation of Olympians and theatre goers!”

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NB: The Vangelis soundtrack Chariots of Fire: The Play – Music from the Stage Show is now available on Decca Records.

Christmas Performance Schedule

Saturday, December 22 at 3pm and 7.45pm.
Sunday, December 23 – no show.

Monday, December 24 – no show.
Tuesday, December 25 – no show.
Wednesday, December 26 at 7.45pm.
Thursday, December 27 at 3pm and 7.45pm.
Friday, December 28 at 7.45pm.
Saturday, December 29 at 3pm and 7.45pm.
Sunday, December 30 – no show.

Monday, December 31 at 3pm.
Tuesday, January 1 at 7.45pm.
Wednesday, January 2 at 3pm and 7.45pm.
Thursday, January 3 at 3pm and 7.45pm.