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Experience love and grief with beloved 'Narnia' author C.S. Lewis

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Shadowlands hits the Space Theatre this Friday (28 March) with performances through April 27.

Join the beloved creator of The Chronicles of Narnia in a biography detailing his experience with the love and loss of his American fan—and wife—Joy Gresham. Shadowlands originated as a BBC television film (1985). Later adaptations include the 1993 film starring Anthony Hopkins, the stage play, and a book written by the BBC film's “consultant,” Brian Sibley.

When Gresham's trip to England results in a formal meeting with Lewis, the pair discover their differing minds inspire each other to take on fresh perspectives of the world. Their eventual marriage takes a toll, however, after Gresham is diagnosed with cancer. The revelation stirs Lewis's own faith as he prepares for the grief that lies ahead.

Performances start at 6:30pm Tuesdays-Thursdays and 7:30 Fridays-Saturdays, with weekend matinees at 1:30. Tickets are available here. The show runs about 2.5 hours, including a 15-minute intermission.


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