Oxford University have released a podcast featuring a discussion between Leslie Megahey, the director of the 1968 BBC documentary Tolkien in Oxford, and Dr Stuart Lee. Megahey talks about the film-making experience and what it was like to meet and interview Tolkien.
Sir Terry Pratchett, known to readers the world over with his best-selling Discworld series, has told The New York Times that his favourite fantasy author is J.R.R. Tolkien.
British daily newspaper, The Telegraph, have released online an interview with Tolkien which was originally published on 22 March 1968. The interview – a must-read for Tolkien fans – covers a wide range of topics including monsters, the films, and his success.
In an interview with The Guardian, the Canadian fantasy author Guy Gavriel Kay has talked about what it was like to help Christopher Tolkien edit The Silmarillion during 1974-1975.
George R.R. Martin, well-known as the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, spoke at the Edinburgh International Book Festival yesterday about The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien and fantasy literature.