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About the Show Less...

The tragic story of the doomed romance between C.S. Lewis and Joy Gresham. Read More >

ShadowlandsSet in Oxford in the 1950s, Shadowlands tells the moving story of C.S Lewis (Dance), Oxbridge professor and the author of The Chronicles Of Narnia, and his doomed relationship with American divorcee Joy Gresham (Dee), who was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

William Nicholson’s play premiered in the UK in 1990, winning several major awards and transferring to Broadway. It was made into a BAFTA-winning film in 1993 starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 03/10/2007

Opening Night: 08/10/2007

Closing Night: 15/12/2007

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Cast & Creative


Charles Dance, Janie Dee, John Standing, Richard Durden


Director - Michael Barker-Caven

Producer - Andrew Welch, Brian Eastman

Designer - Matthew Wright

Lighting Designer - Peter Mumford

Author - William Nicholson

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