Chess archiveA love story set in the Cold war which centres around the political exploits of the World Chess Championship. With a serious message about media and political manipulation and a dazzling score including One Night in Bangkok, I Know Him So Well.


Sarah Galbraith (Florence), Nadim Naaman (Anatoly), Tim Oxbrow (Freddie), Natasha J Barnes (Svetlana), Gillian Kirkpatrick (Molokov), Craig Rhys Barlow (Arbiter), Neil Stewart (Walter)


Music(s): Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Producer: Sasha Regan (for The Union Theatre)
Director(s): Chris Howell, Steven Harris, Andre Ashenden (fight), Annie Diggan (fight)
Musical Director(s): Christopher Peake, Simon Lambert
Design: Ryan Dawson
Lighting: Ben M Rogers
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Chess (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T01082327342. Details of all Chess archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1463

Archive Listings

13 Feb 13
16 Mar 13
Union Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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