• by William Nicholson
  • Narrated by full cast
  • 1 hrs and 43 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

William Nicholson's Tony-nominated stage adaptation of his award-winning BBC teleplay relates the story of shy Oxford don and children's author C.S. Lewis and American poet Joy Gresham. Shadowlands shows how love, and the risk of loss, transformed this great man's relationships, even with God.

Starring (in alphabetical order):

Arthur Hanket as Alan Gregg, Doctor, Registrar
Harriet Harris as Joy Gresham
Nicholas Hormann as Harry Harrington
Martin Jarvis as C.S. Lewis
Christopher Neame as Christopher Riley, Priest
Kenneth Schmidt as Douglas
W. Morgan Sheppard as Major Warnie Lewis


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A witty and moving performance. Excellent cast who support the plays unsentimental but yet powerful displays of love and loss. A play, though, more about how in the face of the inevitable to remain undaunted and unwavering even though the forthcoming pain will be suffocating.
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- Natsume

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-01-2006
  • Publisher: L.A. Theatre Works