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The Chronicles of Narnia (BBC miniseries)
CS Lewis , the author of the Narnia stories, with which Disney hopes to establish a blockbuster movie franchise to rival Harry Potter, was "absolutely opposed" to the idea of a live action version of the stories, it has emerged. The author made clear his distaste for the idea in a hitherto unpublished letter to a BBC producer with whom he collaborated on a radio version of The Magician's Nephew, chronologically the first in the much-loved series of fantasy tales which double as Christian allegory. In the letter, dated December 18 , Lewis made clear he approved of the radio version of the book produced by Lance Sieveking, a pioneering BBC radio and television producer. But in letters written shortly before the death of his wife, Joy, Lewis also said he was "absolutely opposed - adamant isn't in it! At least, with photography," he wrote. A cartoon version would be "another matter", he said. But Lewis, who died in , added: "If only Disney did not combine so much vulgarity with his genius.
Part fairy-tale adventure, part Christian allegory, part classical mythology baptized by Christian imagination, The Chronicles of Narnia rank among the most beloved works of C. For children and parents who have enjoyed the Narnia stories, this WonderWorks series represents a unique opportunity to revisit these classic tales in a new way. Beautiful, rugged UK landscapes, splendid old castles and other shooting locations, and some fairly impressive sets help create a sense of authenticity. At times, in fact, the costumes and props are more reminiscent of stage productions than TV fare. Based on the first of the Narnia books, this film tells the story of how four London children staying in a country manor home during the Nazi air raids discover a mysterious wardrobe through whose doors one can step into another world.
Author C. Lewis created the fantastical world of Narnia in the s. The latest entry in the film series, Voyage of the Dawn Treader opens in theaters on December 10, produced by Fox Pictures this time around. In , the BBC produced four of the books in the Narnia series as a mini-series. Each book was divided into six half-hour episodes, and each is quite true to the books. Yep, you guessed it: budget and special effects. Granted, the effects in this series are impressive for their time; the Aslan puppet is particularly well made.
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See Full Schedule. The main characters are the Pevensie children — Edmund, Susan, Lucy and Peter — who discover that the back of their closet is actually a portal to the alternate universe. Reportedly, The Chronicle of Narnia books have sold million copies over the years and have been translated into 47 languages. To watch full episodes, you must have a cable provider that supports BBC America's full episode service and you must have BBC America as part of your cable package. Are you sure you want to deactivate your account? You will no longer have access to your profile. An email has been sent with instructions for resetting your password.
The Chronicles of Narnia is a BBC -produced television serial that was aired from 13 November to 23 December and is based on four books of C. Lewis 's The Chronicles of Narnia series. This television serial was produced by Paul Stone and teleplayed by Alan Seymour. Soon after arriving at the Professor's house, the four children are exploring when Lucy enters a wardrobe in a spare room and finds herself in the middle of a snowy wood. She meets a faun named Mr. Tumnus , who explains that she is in the land of Narnia. He invites her back to his cave for tea, and tells her stories about what life was once like in Narnia, until it became an "endless winter".