CS Lewis

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I’m addicted to the spoken word – I blame the Roald Dahl cassettes of my childhood
Whether it’s a true-crime podcast while cleaning or an audiobook while running, I can’t get enough of the human voice. Is it because Matilda used to ease me to sleep?

Nell Frizzell

02, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Freud’s Last Session review – the analyst and the Narnia author at loggerheads
Sigmund Freud and CS Lewis have a debate about religion that applies the lost notion of civilised disagreement in Mark St Germain’s trenchant play

Brian Logan

24, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Narnia by air: a flying lesson with The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
An afternoon with aerial director Gwen Hales reveals the dedication and expertise this stage show requires for its magical effects

Anya Ryan

02, Nov, 2021 @4:08 PM

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Truth, profits and the purpose of journalism | Letters
Letters: Integrity is in short supply in many newsrooms, argues Michael Newman, while Eddie O’Brien says journalists must do more to reflect opposing views in their reports


16, Mar, 2021 @5:09 PM

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'Quiet, CS Lewis is on': why subject of new film could be right for now
Norman Stone’s The Most Reluctant Convert follows author’s conversion from atheism to Christianity

Dalya Alberge

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The bias of blessings that are blind to love | Letters
Letters: Ian Emerson questions why the Church of England is happy to bless statues of mythical creatures, but withholds this ceremony for same-sex marriages, while Steve Ibbetson points out a sculptural inspiration


21, Aug, 2020 @4:12 PM

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Yorkshire church to be adorned with Chronicles of Narnia statues
St Mary’s church in Beverley commissions sculptures of CS Lewis characters to replace medieval carvings

Harriet Sherwood

19, Aug, 2020 @3:53 PM

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Top 10 best-dressed characters in fiction | Amanda Craig
Authors from Charlotte Brontë to Suzanne Collins have imagined clothes for their characters that are almost as expressive as their wearers

Amanda Craig

01, Jul, 2020 @1:18 PM

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TV tonight: the rise and rise of the superhero franchise
Mark Kermode explores the fantasy franchises that have made millions. Plus: How to Beat Stress. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah J Davies, Hannah Verdier, Ali Catterall and Paul Howlett

19, Mar, 2020 @6:20 AM

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Narnia to Wonderland: Oxford’s Story Museum brings kids’ books to life
Revamped Oxford attractions aims to awaken children in a district once ranked bottom for reading to the joy of storytelling

Donna Ferguson

15, Mar, 2020 @6:59 AM

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CS Lewis’s lost letters reveal how wife’s death tested his faith
During the final weeks of his life, the Narnia author wrote to a US academic about his struggle with grief and theology

Dalya Alberge

07, Mar, 2020 @10:25 AM

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe review – magical escape from the perils of war
Aslan is more substitute Churchill than surrogate Christ in Sally Cookson’s brilliantly inventive production of CS Lewis’s wartime fable

Michael Billington

26, Nov, 2019 @12:00 AM

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