Chess in Concert

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  • 27 August 2009
Chess in Concert

Filmed performance of the blokes from Abba and Tim Rice’s musical about the sex lives of chess players. (It’s actually slightly more complicated than that, but who cares really?) Filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in 2008 with a full orchestra and chorus and featuring the talents of Marti Pellow, Josh Groban, Idina Menzel and Adam Pascal, this is a must for credit crunching west end musical fans.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh on Sun 6 Sep and selected release.

Chess in Concert

  • 2008
  • UK
  • 2h 40min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Hugh Wooldridge

Spectacular musical from the writers of 'Mamma Mia!' filmed at the Royal Albert Hall in May 2008. Set against the backdrop of a Cold War struggle between the United States and Soviet Union, 'Chess in Concert' centres on a romantic triangle between two chess players in a World Class Chess Championship, and the woman who…

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