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1
Release Date:
18 November 1990 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
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. Full summary »
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Awards:
5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Passable See more (19 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 14 of 19)
Camilla Power ... Jill Pole (6 episodes, 1990)
David Thwaites ... Eustace Clarence Scrubb (4 episodes, 1990)
Ailsa Berk ... Aslan / ... (4 episodes, 1990)
Richard Henders ... Black Knight / ... (3 episodes, 1990)

Tom Baker ... Puddleglum (3 episodes, 1990)
William Todd-Jones ... Aslan / ... (3 episodes, 1990)

Ronald Pickup ... Aslan (3 episodes, 1990)

Warwick Davis ... Glimfeather (2 episodes, 1990)

Barbara Kellerman ... Green Lady (2 episodes, 1990)
Geoffrey Russell ... King Caspian (2 episodes, 1990)

Nick Brimble ... Giant Porter (2 episodes, 1990)
Stephen Reynolds ... Giant King / ... (2 episodes, 1990)

Lesley Nicol ... Giant Queen (2 episodes, 1990)
Patsy Byrne ... Giant Nanny (2 episodes, 1990)
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Series Directed by
Alex Kirby (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Writing credits
C.S. Lewis (4 episodes, 1990)
Alan Seymour (4 episodes, 1990)

Series Produced by
Paul Stone .... producer (4 episodes, 1990)
Colin Shindler .... executive producer: WonderWorks (3 episodes, 1990)

Dale Bell .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Jay Rayvid .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Geoffrey Burgon (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Film Editing by
Malcolm Banthorpe (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Production Design by
Sarah Greenwood (4 episodes, 1990)
Alan Spalding (4 episodes, 1990)
Adrian Uwalaka (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Costume Design by
Rosalind Little (4 episodes, 1990)
Judy Pepperdine (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Makeup Department
Denise Baron .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1990)
Mark Phillips .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1990)
Jane Walker .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Production Management
Gilly Hayward .... production manager (4 episodes, 1990)
Philip Lewis .... production manager (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Philip Lewis .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Vin Burnham .... designer: Aslan / creature design and construction / ... (4 episodes, 1990)
Barbara Horne .... properties buyer / property buyer (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Sound Department
John Downes .... dubbing mixer (4 episodes, 1990)
Brian Robinson .... sound (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Mickey Edwards .... visual effects designer (4 episodes, 1990)
Tony Harding .... visual effects designer (4 episodes, 1990)
Robin Lobb .... video effects designer (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Stunts
Terry Walsh .... stunt arranger (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Mason .... lighting / lighting technician (4 episodes, 1990)
Trevor Wimlett .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Music Department
Geoffrey Burgon .... conductor (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Other crew
Sally Blake .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1990)
Jim Daniels .... vision (4 episodes, 1990)
Nick Jowitt .... production associate (4 episodes, 1990)
Southan Morris .... assistant floor manager (4 episodes, 1990)
Sue Palmer .... assistant floor manager (4 episodes, 1990)
Sam Heaphy .... flying sequences (2 episodes, 1990)

Wayne Docksey .... animal master (unknown episodes)
 

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UK:30 min (6 episodes)
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Trivia:
Rilian wears a mask over his face in this film, a device which does not appear in the novel. This was added to the story to keep the audience from immediately recognizing him, as Richard Henders also plays the part in a flashback earlier in the film.See more »
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Puddleglum:Not a man! Not a frog! A Marshwiggle!See more »
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Passable, 28 August 1999
Author: Spleen from Canberra, Australia

This is much better than the BBC's earlier forays into Narnia, partly due to the book it's based on. It's set in the bare, unpopulated wastes to Narnia's north, so the drab scenery is not a defect. Nor is the absence of extras. Puddleglum, C.S. Lewis's best Narnian creation, is played by Tom Baker, who fits the role as well as anyone on Earth. In general the acting is better in `The Silver Chair' than it was earlier on. Direction is crisper, costumes are more convincing: everything has improved. I have commented harshly on `The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe', and most of those comments apply here as well, but never to the same extent. This is actually okay television. Of course, an adaptation of the Narnia books should be much more than that.

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