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Riding the Midnight Express

Closed March 22, 2014

An astounding story of survival and endurance, and the tales of Hollywood, happiness and what happened next.

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Why See Riding the Midnight Express?

The ex-convict and reformed smuggler, Billy Hayes uncovers the truth behind Oliver Stone's film Riding the Midnight Express, which is based upon his life and experiences as a drug smuggler and prisoner in Turkey.

This limited-run production at St Lukes Theatre is a rare chance to hear a captivating story-teller's truly unforgettable and uplifting tale told live... and meet a man who has experienced much more than most ever will.

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Opening night: 9 February 2014


May not be suitable for younger audiences

Run time

70 minutes, with no intermission


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