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' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe


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by C. S. Lewis
Adapted as a serial in six parts by Lance Sieveking
3—' The Spell Begins to Break '
Other parts played by Stephen Jack and Peter Claughton
Produced by David Davis
' I've come at last,' said he. She has kept me out for a long time, but I have got in at last. Asian is on the move. The Witch's magic is weakening.'


Unknown: C. S. Lewis
Played By: Stephen Jack
Played By: Peter Claughton
Produced By: David Davis
Peter: Glyn Dearman
Susan: Carol Marsh
Edmund: Jean England
Lucy: Ann Totten
Mr Beaver: Peter Claughton
Mrs Beaver: Ella Milne
Incubus: Stephen Jack
Maugrim: Ralph Truman
The White Witch: Jill Balcon
Kranko: Preston Lockwood

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' The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

BBC Home Service Basic, 31 July 1960 17.15

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