The Magician's Nephew

  • by C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by Paul Scofield, Full Cast
  • 1 hrs and 55 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

A BBC Radio 4 full cast dramatisation of the first adventure in C. S. Lewis' classic Narnia series. Polly Plummer and her next-door neighbour, Digory, are exploring one wet afternoon when the accidental discovery of some magic rings sends them off on the most exciting and dangerous journey of their lives. They fall through magic pools to the ruined city of Charn where Digory awakens the terrifying figure of Jadis, the last Queen. But with true evil comes true goodness as the children discover when they come face to face with the mighty lion Aslan.

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still good more than 10 years later

A Great audio book for children (and adults!!) i had this as a child on cassette, and bought it again as a 21 year old. As with all radio 4 productions the dramatisation is faultless. In my opinion this is a great first audio book, as well as the best first C.S Lewis. the storyline is fantastic, brilliant dialogue too.
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- Elaine

Good story. Sound levels go from very loud to quue

Loved the book so had high expectations. Uncle Andrews voice over is a little annoying. The music was also very loud in comparison to the story voices.

As a whole I enjoyed the story and it's great for kids
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- Kirsty Bennett

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-11-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited