“Wardrobes, Rings and the Last Goodbye”
Set in Oxford’s celebrated Eagle & Child pub, the play focuses on an encounter with JRR Tolkien that takes place following C.S. Lewis’s recent heart attack. Tolkien, who suggested the meeting, is acutely aware that there may not be many more opportunities for these lifelong friends to get together. As these two writers of fantasy reminisce they reveal the key events in their enduring friendship and the philosophy and aspirations that undergirded both their lives and their writings. They also reveal how their deep Christian beliefs were the bedrock of their lives.