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Radio Theatre LB

Cover of the CD release

The Last Battle 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



  • Paul McCusker - Director
  • Philip Glassman - Casting Director


  • Dave Arnold - Producer
  • Kurt Bruner - Executive Producer
  • Al Janssen - Executive Producer


  • Mark Drury - Sound Design
  • Todd Busteed - Sound Design Assistance
  • John Campbell - Music Composer
  • Jim Scheffler - Orchestra Recording and Mixing at Martin Sound, Alhambra, California
  • Al Clifft and members of the Azusa Pacific University Choir

Voice Recording

  • Mark Drury - Voice Recording Engineer
  • Dave Arnold - Voice Recording Engineer
  • Duane Harms - Voice Recording Engineer
  • 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. Shift & Puzzle
  3. Aslan in Narnia?
  4. The King's Rashness
  5. Lord Shift
  6. Tirian the Captive
  7. Help Arrives
  8. Weapons and Preparation

Disc 2

  1. A Good Night's Work
  2. "The Dwarf's are for the Dwarfs!"
  3. Poggin's Story
  4. Tash Has Come
  5. Narnia is No More
  6. The Great Bonfire Meeting
  7. A Volunteer & A Victim
  8. "Who Stands with Me?"
  9. Two Tragedies

Disc 3

  1. Narnia's Last Battle
  2. Inside the Stable
  3. The Wooden Doorway
  4. "They Won't Take Us in Again!"
  5. Night Falls on Narnia
  6. Emeth & Aslan
  7. "Further Up and Further In!"
  8. Farewell to the Shadow-Lands
  9. Epilogue

External Links

excerpt from the radio play

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