Jet Airways partners AR Rahman for album


MUMBAI: Jet Airways supported the launch of Lord of the Rings cast (Musical) album on at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, London, U.K.

The album features the 70 strong cast and orchestra, has lyrics by Shaun McKenna and Matthew Warchus and music by A.R. Rahman, Värttinä and Christopher Nightingale.

With this partnership travellers flying to India on Jet Airways flights will be able to enjoy music from the show and watch an interview with Rahman. In addition, all passengers travelling to the UK on Jet Airways are entitled to a free single price category upgrade on presentation of their boarding card. Other benefits include free show programmes and discounted merchandise for the airline’s platinum loyalty cardholders.

Jet Airways regional vice president UK, Europe and Americas Raja Ségran said, “We are delighted to be partnering with The Lord of the Rings for the launch of their cast album. Since opening in June 2007 the show has won countless plaudits throughout the West End for its quality, innovation and for giving people a great experience – all the attributes that as an airline Jet Airways embodies.”

The album features Malcolm Storry as ‘Gandalf’, James Loye as ‘Frodo Baggins’, Laura Michelle Kelly as ‘Galadriel’, Michael Therriault ‘Gollum’, Peter Howe ‘Sam’, Jérôme Pradon ‘Aragorn’, Brian Protheroe ‘Saruman’, Richard Henders ‘Merry’, Owen Sharpe ‘Pippin’, Michael Rouse ‘Logolas’, Sévan Stephan ‘Gimli’, Steven Miller ‘Boromir’ and Rosalie Craig ‘Arwen’, with Andrew Jarvis as ‘Elrond’, Terence Frisch ‘Bilbo’, Tim Morgan ‘The Steward of the Lands of the Men’ and Kirstie Malpass ‘Rosie’.