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This miniseries from Tim Rice: Get Onto My Cloud features all the episodes he has released all about Chess.  

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From Russia With Chess

From Russia With Chess

Tim relates the story of the international travels and travails of Chess on stage and in concert in the 38 years since he, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson produced the original recording of the musical ...
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Chess On Broadway

Tim recalls the ups and mainly downs of Chess on the great White Way in 1988. He was abandoned in a remote lay-by, Inspiring a film starring Bob Geldof, and lost a packet when the show closed after eight weeks. But a couple of great new songs were ...
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Chess #5

For the 5th time, in response to staggering public demand, Tim dips into his vast library of Chess out-takes, in-takes and mis-takes that were laid down in the 83/84 recordings of the original album. Bjorn as Arbiter and is also a one-man chorus to Murray on Bangkok. Elaine ...
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Chess and The Queen’s Gambit

The huge success of the excellent Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit has shown that a story based in the world of chess can be entertaining even to non-players. Tim hopes that the musical Chess also demonstrated that back in 1984 and continues to do so. The 29th edition ...
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Chess: more early moves

Tim unearths more demos and early (some very early) versions of songs from the Chess score, including Heaven Help My Heart, Where I Want To Be and Embassy Lament ...
Get Onto My Cloud: The Sir Tim Rice Podcast

Chess 2: Four nights in Moscow

Tim recalls the early days of writing and recording Chess with Bjorn and Benny in 1983/4. A fascinating trip to Moscow with the Cold War still dominating international politics. He plays instrumental demos of some of the first tunes considered for the show, including one dedicated to Russia’s ...
Get Onto My Cloud: The Sir Tim Rice Podcast

The beginnings of Chess

No show has caused Tim as much heartbreak and enjoyment as Chess, the musical he wrote with Abba genii Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson. In the first of what may well be many Chess podcasts, he explains the genesis of the whole project which sprang into life at ...

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