Roman gladiators from Chipperfield's circus practise their chariot racing in Hackney. London.
Various shots of Roman gladiators from Chipperfield's circus leading horses from tent. Various shots as they fix the chariots to the horses. M/S of women checking reins of horses. M/S's Roman gladiator fixing bridle chain to chariot, a woman assists him. M/S women riding out of tent on horses. M/S gladiators getting into chariots. M/S of the girls on horseback. High angle shot of chariots passing by camera and entering tent. M/S of the gladiators dropping flag for start of race. High angle shot of chariots racing around arena with camera following. M/S of horses galloping. L/S chariots coming towards camera. Various shots as they race around the arena. M/S of the race from one chariot. Various shots as the race continues.