Shadowlands plays at Novello Theatre
5 Aldwych, Westminster, London, WC2B 4LD
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Charles Dance stars in this first major revival of the acclaimed Shadowlands by William Nicholson. This intensely, moving play charts the extraordinary true love story between C.S. Lewis and Joy Gresham, played by award-winning actress Janie Dee, and set in Oxford in the 1950s.
Famous in his day as a scholar and a broadcaster, he is perhaps best known today as the author of the classic books The Chronicles of Narnia and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. A confirmed bachelor into his fifties, he met and married this remarkable American woman, known for her outspoken views and acerbic wit, and their astonishing story has become a testament to the unpredictable nature of love and its enduring legacy.
Winner of the Evening Standard Play of the Year and nominated for Olivier and Tony Awards, Shadowlands went on to win BAFTA film of the year.
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