The Silver Chair (1990– )

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Eustace, along with a new companion named Jill Pole, is brought back to Narnia. The pair are told by Aslan they must search for King Caspian's missing son, Prince Rilian.

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Camilla Power ...
 Jill Pole (6 episodes, 1990)
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 Eustace Clarence Scrubb (4 episodes, 1990)
Ailsa Berk ...
 Aslan / ... (4 episodes, 1990)
Richard Henders ...
 Black Knight / ... (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Puddleglum (3 episodes, 1990)
William Todd-Jones ...
 Aslan / ... (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Aslan (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Glimfeather (2 episodes, 1990)
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 Green Lady (2 episodes, 1990)
Geoffrey Russell ...
 King Caspian (2 episodes, 1990)
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 Giant Porter (2 episodes, 1990)
Stephen Reynolds ...
 Giant King / ... (2 episodes, 1990)
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 Giant Queen (2 episodes, 1990)
Patsy Byrne ...
 Giant Nanny (2 episodes, 1990)
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Eustace is sent to a horrible school and finds a friend in Jill Pole, who's also running from the bullies and looking for a place to hide. The two of them are magically transported from the garden shed into the magical world of Narnia, where they are entrusted with a task by Aslan: to rescue the king's stolen son, Prince Rilian. Together with Puddleglum the Marshwiggle, they must travel north across the mountains, dodge giants, and journey down into the earth itself to rescue Rilian from the mysterious evil that holds him bound there. Written by Kathy Li

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Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair  »

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Jean March Perret reprises the role of Young Caspian and also appears as the character in archive footage from "Prince Caspian" during the closing credits of the final episode. See more »

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Eustace Clarence Scrubb: Oh no.
[Puddleglum smiles and waves, ghastly in character]
Eustace Clarence Scrubb: He's being merry and bright. You go and do your act.
Jill Pole: Oh your Majesty, you're not going away are you? You will be back soon?
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The best of the series
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I have commented more than once about my love for the books. And in general, I like these BBC adaptations. They aren't perfect, but they are very enjoyable, and I concur with those who say the best is The Silver Chair, in my view it is absolutely. The book is wonderful with a great story, and this adaptation did it justice. Any changes that were made actually worked, particularly Rillian's iron mask. One or two parts may have dated slightly though, and there is a rather weak scene with the committee of owls and eyeballs in the dark. On the whole, the production values are an improvement, with the sets and costumes good enough and the effects much better than previously. The music is still as beautiful as ever, the writing has also improved and the story is wonderful, the whole Rillian story especially is brilliantly done. And the acting is fine. Camilla Power is very good, as is David Thwaites. Barbara Kellerman is a stunning and imposing Green Lady, and Aslan is majestically voiced by Ronald Pickup. The standout though is easily Tom Baker, who is simply brilliant as Puddlegum, and I too think he gives the best performance of the entire series. All in all, very enjoyable even with its limitations. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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