Wonderworks: The Silver Chair For the last two seasons, the WonderWorks series has offered fine British-made adaptations of C.S. Lewis' classic "Narnia" series of children's books. The Silver Chair… Wonderworks: The Silver Chair For the last two seasons, the WonderWorks series has offered fine British-made adaptations of C.S. Lewis' classic "Narnia" series of children's books. The Silver Chair… 1990-12-24 Kids and Family PBS
TV Review

WonderWorks: The Silver Chair (1990)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Start Date: Dec 24, 1990; Genre: Kids and Family; Network: PBS

For the last two seasons, the WonderWorks series has offered fine British-made adaptations of C.S. Lewis' classic ''Narnia'' series of children's books. The Silver Chair continues the adventure in the magical land of Narnia, as two English schoolchildren (David Thwaites, Camilla Power) attempt to rescue a captive prince. The kids are aided by Glimfeather, a talking owl, and Aslan, a sonorous, rather stuffy lion. The special effects are crude by American standards, but the storytelling is vastly superior to what passes for adaptations of children's literature in this country. In short: solid stuff that will make you and your kids want to read the books, if you haven't already. A-

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Originally posted Dec 21, 1990 Published in issue #45 Dec 21, 1990 Order article reprints