(fixed the cast, and removed the Prince Caspian characters that did not appear in this version. The voice is vastly different than Counsell's.)
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* Philip Sherlock - 2nd Owl
* Philip Sherlock - 2nd Owl
* Simon Treves - [[Golg]]
* Simon Treves - [[Golg]]
*Heather Heyer - additional voices
* Nathaniel Lippiett
* Nathaniel Lippiett - additional voices
* Tom Maggs
* Tom Maggs - additional voices
* Jessica Fox
* Jessica Fox - additional voices

Revision as of 19:55, 5 May 2021

"Could you believe me if I said I'd been right out of the world—outside this world—last summer?" — Eustace, to Jill Pole

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Cover of the CD release

The Silver Chair was produced in 2002 as a Radio Theatre production by Focus on the Family, The C. S. Lewis Company Ltd. and Tyndale Entertainment. It featured a full cast, orchestral music, and an introduction by Douglas Gresham. It was dramatised and directed by Paul McCusker.

Broadcast History

On December 26th 2005, in Britain, BBC Radio broadcast the first four of the 'Chronicles' recordings back to back as complete, continuous performances. They were: The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy; and Prince Caspian. The remaining three Chronicles (The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, and The Last Battle) were aired on BBC Radio in fifteen 50 minute episodes on consecutive weekdays from 22nd December 2006 to 10th January 2007.

Differences from the Book

  • Eustace and Jill call each other by their first names throughout the radio play, as opposed to only once or twice in the book. No mention is made of the tendency for pupils at their school to only use each other's surnames.


  • Philip Glassborow - Casting Director


  • Dave Arnold - Producer
  • Kurt Bruner - Executive Producer
  • Paul McCusker - Executive Producer


Orchestra Recorded at Martinsound, Alhambra, California

  • Tom Busteed - Sound Design
  • John Campbell - Music Composer
  • Mark Drury - Music Director
  • Tim Jacquette - Mixing

Voice Recording

  • Mark Drury - Voice Recording Engineer
  • Dave Arnold - Voice Recording Engineer
  • Duane Harms - Voice Track Editor
  • Voice Tracks recorded at The Soundhouse, Ltd., London

CD Release

Tyndale Entertainment released a three disc recording of the radio play.

Track Listing

Disc 1

  1. Prologue
  2. Blown to Narnia
  3. The Signs
  4. The Sailing of the King
  5. A Parliament of Owls
  6. Puddleglum
  7. Giants, Not Rocks

Disc 2

  1. A Knight and a Lady
  2. The Hill of the Strange Trenches
  3. The House of Harfang
  4. How They Discovered Something Worth Knowing
  5. The Marches of the Underland
  6. The Black Knight

Disc 3

  1. "Bound By A Spell"
  2. The Lady of the Green Kirtle
  3. The End of the Underworld
  4. Golg
  5. The Disappearance of Jill
  6. Dug Up into Narnia
  7. The Healing of Harms
  8. Epilogue

External Links

Excerpt from radio play

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