J.R.R. Tolkien: An Audio Portrait of the Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
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J.R.R. Tolkien: An Audio Portrait of the Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

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Brian Sibley, one of the dramatists of the acclaimed BBC Radio 4 production of The Lord of the Rings , draws together interviews taken from a number of archive radio and television programmes. They feature the author himself as well as his original publisher Rayner Unwin, his biographer Humphrey Carpenter and many others who knew and worked with him. Together they relate T...more
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Published November 29th 2001 by BBC Audiobooks (first published 2001)
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Sibley introduces Tolkien to the Middle Earth newbie (such as myself) with fascinating passion & depth!

Very recommended!
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Brian Sibley is an English author who has written over 100 hours of radio drama and has written and presented hundreds of radio documentaries, features and weekly programmes.

In 1981, he co-wrote BBC Radio 4's adaptation of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings with Michael Bakewell, and has also adapted C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia and Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast for Radio 4, for which he rece...more
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