There is an article on the BBC News website that will be of interest to fans of JRR Tolkien, C S Lewis… and Harry Potter.
Robert Hardy (Cornelius Fudge in Harry Potter series, Siegfried Farnon in “All Creatures Great and Small” ), who shared some of his experiences at Oxford. Besides being an actor, he is also known for his knowledge of the longbow.
Hardy was a student of both Tolkien and Lewis while attending Oxford, and related his experience meeting Lewis, whom he thought was the gardener when he first saw him. Hardy describes the famous Narnia author as “absolutely wonderful, humorous, joyful…”
The five and a half minute video can be viewed at the following link: BBC Radio Oxford’s Phil Gayle speaks to Robert Hardy.
A big thank you to Will Vaus for posting the link to this interview on his Facebook page.