UCL Musical Theatre Society Presents Chess

Bloomsbury Theatre
30th Nov 2023  -  2nd Dec 2023
Tickets £12, Concessions £10
UCL Musical Theatre Society Presents Chess


At the height of the Cold War, two chess masters meet in Bangkok to battle for the world championship, but their greatest contest is for the love of one woman. Telling a story of love and political intrigue and set against the background of the Cold War in the late 1970s/early 1980s, Chess features an incredible score by Benny and Bjorn of ABBA, with lyrics by Tim Rice .

Duration 2h 45min inc 20min interval
Age guidance 12+

Trigger warnings : This show discusses themes pertaining to the Cold War and Russia.

For accessible seating, please call 020 3108 1000 or e-mail ticketing@ucl.ac.uk

Access to the Bloomsbury Theatre


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