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May 012018
 

A Trip to the Baby & the Bird

Dr Stuart Lee is a lecturer at Merton Collage in Oxford, who has written several books on J.R.R. Tolkien, visits The Eagle and the Child and discusses the 1968 BBC Interview with Professor Tolkien.

“Most notably because it was here that Lewis and Tolkien read extracts from their books.” ~ Dr Stuart Lee Lay your staff here for more »

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Apr 102018
 

New Book Coming This August!

HarperCollins has announced in a Press Release today, that it’s publishing a standalone version of The Fall of Gondolin illustrated by Alan Lee on August 30th of this year!

“In the Tale of ‘The Fall of Gondolin’ are two of the greatest powers in the world.” ~ HarperCollins Lay your staff here for more »

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Apr 102018
 

Hero of the  Eastfarthing!

In this exploration of the Lore of Middle-earth, a closer look is taken at Farmer Maggot and his three hounds Grip, Fang and Wolf, who might well have saved Middle-earth!

“Suddenly as they drew nearer a terrific baying and barking broke out, and a loud voice was heard shouting: ‘Grip! Fang! Wolf! Come on, lads!’” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Lay your staff here for more »

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Feb 272018
 

A richly illustrated art book…

The Bodleian Libraries who are putting on the much anticipated exhibit Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth are publishing a lavish book featuring Tolkien’s work from the exhibit.

“Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth explores the huge creative endeavor behind Tolkien’s enduring popularity.” ~ Bodleian Libraries Lay your staff here for more »

 February 27, 2018  Posted by at 6:35 pm No Responses »
Feb 202018
 

BBC Radio 5

Here is a charming audio recording of Professor Tolkien’s Farmer Giles of Ham which aired in two parts in 1992 on BBC Radio.

“Farmer Giles went home feeling very uncomfortable. He was finding that a local reputation may require keeping up, and that may prove awkward.”  ~ J.R.R. Tolkien, Farmer Giles of Ham Lay your staff here for more »

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Feb 132018
 

All Things Tolkien

The creative genius of Professor Tolkien will be the focus of a major new exhibition at the Bodleian’s Weston Library and today for the first time the Free Exhibit Tickets are available!

“Summer 2018 may seem a long way off but we wanted to give visitors an opportunity to mark their diaries and make plans to attend this unprecedented exhibition.” ~ Richard Ovenden Lay your staff here for more »

 February 13, 2018  Posted by at 6:30 am No Responses »
Jan 032018
 

The Life and Times of Tolkien…

Since we are celebrating Professor Tolkien today, you might want to take a walk through our Tolkien pages.

“So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their ending!” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Lay your staff here for more »

 January 3, 2018  Posted by at 10:34 am Comments Off on Take a Walk Through Our Tolkien Pages…
Dec 142017
 

It’s a wrap!

The Tolkien Biopic starring Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney has now completed principle photography in England.

“As a lifelong fan of J.R.R. Tolkien’s books, it is a privilege to bring one of the greatest writers in history to life.” ~ Director Dome Karukoski Lay your staff here for more »

 December 14, 2017  Posted by at 2:56 pm Comments Off on Tolkien Movie Wraps Filming!
Dec 122017
 

All Things Tolkien

The creative genius of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion author will be the focus of a major new exhibition at the Bodleian’s Weston Library.

“Summer 2018 may seem a long way off but we wanted to give visitors an opportunity to mark their diaries and make plans to attend this unprecedented exhibition.” ~ Richard Ovenden Lay your staff here for more »

 December 12, 2017  Posted by at 7:11 am Comments Off on Tolkien Tuesday ~ Bodleian Exhibition Opens in 2018
Nov 282017
 

Hollywood meets Liverpool!

A giant shop has been built next to St George’s Hall in Liverpool city centre, as a set for the movie biopic Tolkien.

The fake facade appeared in William Brown Street, between some of the city’s best-known landmarks. Lay your staff here for more »

 November 28, 2017  Posted by at 7:02 am Comments Off on Tolkien Movie News ~ The Barrows Store