The Screwtape Letters

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930114]

Letters from a Senior to a Junior Uevil by C S Lewis, in 15 episodes. With Gerald Harper as Screwtape.

Producer Claire Campbell Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930114]

Unknown: Junior Uevil

Unknown: Gerald Harper

Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930115]

Episode 2.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930118]

Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil by C S Lewis, in 15 episodes.

With Gerald Harper as Screwtape, who continues to instruct his nephew,

Wormwood, in the niceties of luring patients into the Kingdom of "Our Father Below". Episode 3.

Producer Claire Campbell Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930118]

Unknown: Junior Devil

Unknown: Gerald Harper

Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930119]

Episode 4.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930120]

Episode 5.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930121]

Episode 6.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930122]

Episode 7.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930125]

Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil by C S Lewis, in 15 episodes. With Gerald Harper as Screwtape, who continues to instruct his nephew,

Wormwood, in the niceties of luring patients into the Kingdom of "Our Father Below". Episode 8.

Producer Claire Campbell Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930125]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930126]

Episode 9.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930127]

Episode 10.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930128]

Episode 11.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930129]

Episode 12.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930201]

Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil by C S Lewis, in 15 episodes. his nephew in the manipulation of virtues and vices. Episode 13.

Producer Claire Campbell Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930201]

Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

Screwtape,: With Gerald Harper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930202]

Episode 14.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930203]

Final episode.

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CS Lewis's famous letters from a senior to a junior devil, read by Simon Russell Beale.

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of C.S. Lewis's death, and a memorial stone to the author is due to be unveiled in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

Book of the Week marks the occasion with a reading of his famous letters from a senior to a junior devil.

Read by Simon Russell Beale

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall.

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

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The senior devil advises Wormwood how to tempt his 'patient' in the midst of a war.

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of C.S. Lewis's death, and a memorial stone to the author is due to be unveiled in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

Book of the Week marks the occasion with a reading of his famous letters from a senior to a junior devil.

In episode two, the senior devil advises Wormwood not to rely too heavily on the war in his temptation of his 'patient'. "There is no good at all in inflaming his hatred of Germans if, at the same time, a pernicious habit of charity is growing up between him and his mother."

Read by Simon Russell Beale

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall.

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

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This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of C.S. Lewis's death, and a memorial stone to the author is due to be unveiled in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

Book of the Week marks the occasion with a reading of his famous letters from a senior to a junior devil.

In episode three, Screwtape congratulates the junior devil on his progress but warns against trying to tempt his patient to commit some spectacular wickedness, advising "the safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turning, without milestones, without signposts."

Read by Simon Russell Beale

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall.

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

Screwtape congratulates the junior devil on his progress - but advises caution.

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The senior devil demands a report from his protege 'on young women in the neighbourhood'.

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of C.S. Lewis's death, and a memorial stone to the author is due to be unveiled in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

Book of the Week marks the occasion with a reading of his famous letters from a senior to a junior devil.

Today, the senior devil demands information from his protégé: "My dear Wormwood, I haven't yet got a report from you on young women in the neighbourhood. I should like it at once". His advice is that, if the junior devil can't tempt his patient to be unchaste, at least he might tempt him to fall in love with a woman with whom he would have an unhappy marriage, "if 'falling in love', is the best we can manage".

Read by Simon Russell Beale

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

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Screwtape loses patience, as he fears that the patient is slipping from Wormwood's grasp.

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of C.S. Lewis's death, and a memorial stone to the author is due to be unveiled in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

Book of the Week marks the occasion with a reading of his famous letters from a senior to a junior devil.

In the final episode, Screwtape begins to lose faith in his protégé's progress: "Do you not realise that the patient's death, at this moment, is precisely what we want to avoid... he will almost certainly be lost to us if he is killed tonight".

Read by Simon Russell Beale

Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall.

A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

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By C S Lewis, read by Ian Richardson (2/5).

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By C S Lewis, read by Ian Richardson (3/5).

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By C S Lewis, read by Ian Richardson (4/5).

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By C S Lewis, read by Ian Richardson (5/5).

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`Letters from a Senior to a Junior Devil' by C S Lewis, read by Ian Richardson (1/5).