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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 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. -- Not to perambulate || John Cowan <jcowan@...> the corridors || during the hours of repose || in the boots of ascension. \\ Sign in Austrian ski-resort hotel


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