Brian Sibley

Biography

Brian Sibley is a writer and a broadcaster, with a string of awards for his scripts and programmes. He has had an eclectic career, but an interest in books written for children, and their authors, recur again and again. As well as his life of Reverend Awdry, Brian Sibley has written extensively on C S Lewis and The Chronicles of Narnia; J R R Tolkien and his books on Middle Earth, and also penned the official biography of Peter Jackson, the director of the Lord of the Rings films. He has also adapted many books for serial dramas on Radio 4, including the Mervyn Peake novels, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Pilgrim’s Progress and T H White’s The Once and Future King.