Actor Nigel Havers, who played Lord Andrew Lindsay, uncovers the true story behind the Oscar-winning movie Chariots of Fire. The film traced the story of Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who both won gold medals at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. Nigel follows in their footsteps as he travels to Cambridge, Edinburgh and Paris to meet their daughters and uncover rare archive material. Celebrity fans including Sir Trevor McDonald, Louis Walsh, David Baddiel, Olympic medallist Dame Kelly Holmes and ex-rugby star Martin Offiah explain what the film means to them, and there are contributions from actors Ben Cross, who played Harold Abrahams, and Nicholas Farrell, who played Aubrey Montague. Producer David Puttnam and director Hugh Hudson also reveal the lasting legacy of the story that won four Oscars at the 1982 Academy Awards
The Real Chariots of FireMonday, July 02, 9:00pm
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