Re: LOTR (in RP?) on the BBC
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 9, 2002, 13:37|
> The Beeb (bless 'em) have just dusted off a 20 year old radio adaptation
> of the entire LOTR trilogy and are broadcasting it in lots of weekly
> installments. I think the programs can be heard on their website
> (probably www.bbc.co.uk) too.
Note that Frodo is played by Ian Holm, who plays Bilbo in the film.
JRRT was consulted on the accents for the previous 3rd Programme
adaptation back in the fifties, and advised RP as the equivalent
of Minas Tirith speech.
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