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3★ review for ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’

Posted at 4:30 pm, May 30, 2012 in Arts & Entertainment

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

CS Lewis’s beloved tale of four young wartime evacuees who – thanks to a magic wardrobe – find themselves in a land of fauns and talking animals, has been turned into an IMAX-style theatrical rollercoaster ride by hotshot director Rupert Goold, staged in a huge, purpose-built tent with a hi-tech domed interior akin to something from a sci-fi film. Kids will be enthralled by the energy and flair of Goold’s spectacular. But bigger kids may miss the book’s joyful sense of anticipation, wonder and hope.

For the full review, head to The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe listing.

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