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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

Here Dr Stuart Lee talks about the 1968, 26 minutes BBC 2 documentary, which has seven minutes of interviews with Professor Tolkien, which aired, but there was a total of 2 hours of actual footage filmed.

Dr Stuart Lee, lecturer in the Faculty of English and an expert on J.R.R. Tolkien, explains what we can learn about The Lord of the Rings author from 90 minutes of unbroadcast footage of him, which Dr Lee uncovered in the BBC archive.

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