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The Real Alice
Gilly McMullin looks at the real life story behind the heroine of Lewis Carroll's famous books.
Gilly McMullin takes a brief look into the life of Alice Liddell, the real life inspiration of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, both penned by one of Oxford's best known writers, Lewis Carroll (real name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson).
On her journey she meets the present dean of Christ Church, one of the cathedral vergers and the Head Custodian, as well as spending time at the recent Alice Day celebrations.
Check out her video to see some of the places and people still tied to this great local legacy.
last updated: 08/08/07