William Nicholson's account of the unusual relationship between C S Lewis -- the British author and scholar who wrote on Christianity and literature, but also wrote the Namia Chronicles -- and the American poet Joy Davidman Gresham was written as a television movie for the BBC in 1986 before he adapted it for the stage in 1989.

Our May 2004 production was directed by Harry Kirkland.

C S Lewis -- John Somerville
Joy Gresham -- Susan Duffy
Warnie -- Christopher Pearson
Alan Gregg / Doctor -- Alan Richardson
Prof Christopher Riley -- Euan Gregor
Rev Harry Harrington -- Alex Purves
Registrar -- Billy Renfrew
Witness / Priest / Assistant -- Lee Shedden
Douglas Gresham -- Jamie Stokes
Witness / Waiter / Crew -- Colm Flynn
Dr Oakley -- Mike Paton
Nurse -- Polly Wysgowska

Production Manager: Lee Shedden
Set design -- Derek Blackwood
Set construction -- Stephen Hajducki, Don Arnott, Derek Blackwood
Lighting -- Kristina Simpson
Sound -- Gavin Saxby, Alison Buckley
Stage Manager -- Steven Edgar
Stage Crew -- Sarah Wylie
Wardrobe -- Effie Robertson, Ali Currie
Properties -- Maggie MConnell, Linda Ward
Continuity -- Kate Grimes

For the Company:
Front of House Co-ordinator -- Phyllis Robertson
Photography -- Marion Donohoe
Coffee Bar Manager -- Jenny Calcott
Marketing -- Don Arnott
Patrons' List Manager -- Jenny Calcott
Box office -- Maggie McConnell
Graphic design -- Graham Kells


by William Nicholson

12-15 May 2004

Church Hill Theatre