It comes as a surprise to many that author C.S. Lewis considered himself an Irishman, but he was in no doubt himself. 'The Irish are the only people,' he wrote to a friend, 'with all their faults I would not gladly live or die among another folk.'

Describing a meeting with a fellow Irishman in England he wrote: 'Like all Irish people who meet in England we ended by criticisms on the invincible flippancy and dullness of the Anglo-Saxon race…'

This week Lewis is portrayed in Freud's Last Session, the new play where Lewis visits the office of the world's most famous psychoanalyst. Questions over the meaning of life, the existence of God, the nature of love - and a battle of wits ensue.

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