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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 »

 February 20, 2018  Posted by at 9:12 am No Responses »
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 »
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 No Responses »
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 No Responses »
Nov 212017
 

Tolkien at rest…

On the 75th Anniversary of the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, artist Donato Giancola painted this signature portrait of Professor Tolkien surround by many of the things he loved.

“I miss my books. And my armchair. And my garden. See, that’s where I belong. That’s home.” ~ Bilbo, The Hobbit AUJ Lay your staff here for more »

 November 21, 2017  Posted by at 4:28 am 2 Responses »