The Extended Edition of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be released on 16 November 2015 in the UK.
Figures released yesterday by the Official Charts Company show that The Hobbit features as one of the UK‘s best-selling DVDs of the decade (so far).
The Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy (SCFFF) based at the University of Chichester have published the latest edition of their journal Gramarye.
Every year a group of Czech larping enthusiasts re-enact The Battle of Five Armies, the concluding set piece of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.
Last month we reported about a rare edition of The Hobbit going under the hammer at Sotherby’s. This week it sold for a staggering £137,000 ($209,000; €188,000).
Adding to an already impressive list of animals named after concepts in Tolkien’s works, a recently-discovered bug in Patagonia is to be named ”planois smaug”.
Legendary actor, Sir Christopher Lee, sadly passed away on Sunday at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London, following a short illness. He was 93.
Architects have drawn up plans to turn the former Shoreham Cement Works in Sussex into an environmentally-friendly holiday resort with 600 pods, in a design compared to the Shire.