The Northern Irish Man In Cs Lewis

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The much-loved writer's fascinating childhood and how it inspired the world of Narnia.

A fascinating journey into the childhood of one of the world's best loved writers.

Geoffrey Palmer stars as CS Lewis, guiding us through his early life illustrating how his Northern Irish boyhood in County Down inspired his magical stories of Narnia.

Brian Sibley's drama also stars Dario Angelone as Young CS Lewis, Hannah Gordon as Penny, Jack Logue as Warnie, Doreen Keogh as Lizzie, Stuart Graham as Father, Laura Hughes as Mother, James Ellis as Grandfather, John Hewitt as the Doctor and Sarah Gordon, Coirle Magee and Patrick Gleadhill as the children.

Director: Gemma McMullan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

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By Brian Sibley

A fascinating journey into the childhood of one of the world's best loved writers, CS Lewis.

Geoffrey Palmer as Lewis guides us through the writer's early life to illustrate how Lewis' boyhood in County Down, Northern IRELAND inspired the magical stories of Narnia.

CS Lewis....Geoffrey Palmer

Young CS Lewis....Dario Angelone

Warnie....Jack Logue

Lizzie....Doreen Keogh

Father....Stuart Graham

Mother....Laura Hughes

Grandfather....James Ellis

Doctor....John Hewitt

Penny....Hannah R Gordon

Children....Sarah Gordon, Coirle Magee, Patrick Gleadhhill

Directed by Gemma Mcmullan

A fascinating account of author CS Lewis' boyhood in Northern Ireland, and how it inspired the magical stories of Narnia.