Posts Tagged ‘Tolkien’

Riel Theatre: Tales From the Perilous Realm

While J.R.R. Tolkien is best known for The Lord of the Rings, he wrote sev­er­al oth­er short sto­ries dur­ing his life. Tonight Riel The­atre presents the BBC adap­ta­tion of Smith of Woot­ton Major, the sto­ry about a vil­lage Smithy who vis­its the land of Faerie, and Leaf by Nig­gle, the sto­ry of an artist who […]

Riel Theatre: Tales From the Perilous Realm

While J.R.R. Tolkien is best known for The Lord of the Rings, he wrote sev­er­al oth­er short sto­ries dur­ing his life. Tonight Riel The­atre presents the BBC adap­ta­tion of Farmer Giles of Ham, the sto­ry about Farmer Giles and his encoun­ters with the wily drag­on named Chrys­o­phy­lax. Cast: Michael Hordern — J.R.R. Tolkien Bri­an Blessed […]

Main — A Tolkien Experience

Tomor­row marks the 75th anniver­sary of pub­li­ca­tion of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hob­bit. Tolkien, as a pro­fes­sor of Anglo Sax­on at Oxford, and an enthu­si­ast of lan­guages in gen­er­al, had long made up poems and sto­ries as some­thing of a hob­by. He would lat­er spin these sto­ries into enter­tain­ment for his chil­dren. The Hob­bit orig­i­nal­ly start­ed […]

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