Live In London Wanna Meet Brian Sibley 2009: August 16th

Live in London Wanna Meet Brian Sibley

August 16th, 2009 by xoanon is pleased to present an evening with world-renowned writer BRIAN SIBLEY on Thursday 24 September 2009 at 7:00pm in
The Library at TEATROS PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUB, 93 – 107 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC1. BRIAN SIBLEY adapted J R R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings for BBC Radio in which Ian Holm stared as Frodo and Sir Michael Hordern played the wizard, Gandalf. This production was one of the inspirations for Peter Jackson to make the trilogy into movies. His other movie books include The Golden Compass: The Official Movie Guide, Chicken Run: Hatching the Movie and Cracking Animation: The Aardman Book of 3D Animation. Brian wrote Shadowlands about C S Lewis and has adapted all seven books in Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia for BBC Radio as well as dramatizations of stories by Roald Dahl and Ray Bradbury and a Sony Radio Award-winning adaptation of Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast novels Brian also presented the BBC radio film programme Talking Pictures and the movie quiz Screen Test. Brian is a recognized Disney historian and expert whose audio commentaries can be seen and heard on the DVD re-releases of many classic Disney films, including 101 Dalmatians, The Jungle Book, Pinocchio and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He has also written the book on the making of the musical, Mary Poppins.
Brian Sibley will talk about his life and interests with director, actor and broadcaster, JAMES NORRIS.

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