by William Nicholson
8th - 16th October 1993
~ Directed by Barry Lee ~

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Shadowlands focuses on renowned English author and scholar C. S. Lewis, known by his friends as Jack. It is 1952, and Jack is living an orderly, sheltered life as an Oxford don and sharing a house with his brother Warnie. Into this life walks Joy Davidman Gresham, a brash American poet who has been corresponding with Jack. Her honesty immediately captures Jack's fancy, and the two strike up a close friendship. When Joy and her son relocate to London after Joy's divorce, that friendship becomes a marriage of convenience, which in turn becomes a chance for Jack to experience a love which his fears had always denied him.

David SentonC S (Jack) Lewis
Tony Cole-HamiltonMajor W H (Warnie) Lewis
David WailkinsonProf Christopher Riley
Martin HillaryRev Harry Harrington
Chris JanesAlan Gregg
Roger CookeDr Maurice Oakley
Maggie NixJoy Gresham
Keith NewmanDouglas Gresham
William DuerdenDouglas Gresham
Pat LeeRegistrar
Jackie ClarkNurse
Diana WilkinsonDoctor
Keith MorbeyPriest
Peter ReissStage Manager
Viv RichardsonProduction Secretary
Heather FowlerAsst Stage Manager
Heather LeeProps
Marion BurnsProps
Richard HensonSet
Katie CookeSet
Pippa CookeWardrobe
Maggie SmithPrompt
Simon LeeLights
Tony MasonSound

Photos by Alan Barnes