The Northern Irish Man In Cs Lewis

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20110102 (BBC7)
20131122 (BBC7)
The much-loved writer's fascinating childhood and how it inspired tales of Narnia. Brian Sibley's account stars Geoffrey Palmer.
20110102 (BBC7)
20151220 (BBC7)
The much-loved writer's fascinating childhood and how it inspired tales of Narnia. Brian Sibley's account stars Geoffrey Palmer.
20110102 (BBC7)
20131122 (BBC7)
The much-loved writer's fascinating childhood and how it inspired tales of Narnia.
20110102 (BBC7)
20151221 (BBC7)
The much-loved writer's fascinating childhood and how it inspired tales of Narnia.
20171030The 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.