News: Tolkien in the Media

Author of A Song of Fire and Ice, George R.R. Martin, claims that Tolkien’s killing of Gandalf was influential in his decision to kill off his own characters.

BBC Radio 4 is set to broadcast Tolkien in Love – a dramatisation of Tolkien and Edith’s early relationship – this Saturday (19 August 2017) at 14:30.

Researchers in Brazil have named a newly-discovered amoeba after Gandalf, due to its resemblance with Gandalf’s hat.

The first Tolkien tapestry, in a series of 13, has been unveiled by Baillie Tolkien in a ceremony at the Tapestry Museum in Aubusson, France.

The famous Oxford pub, the Eagle and Child, is set for a revamp to expand the pub into offering accommodation for visitors.

Last week was our annual Tolkien Birthday Toast, celebrating the T125th birthday – or “twelfty-fifth” – of the late Professor J.R.R. Tolkien CBE. This is how the world celebrated.

Author of A Song of Fire and Ice, George R.R. Martin, claims that Tolkien’s killing of Gandalf was influential in his decision to kill off his own characters.

The first Tolkien tapestry, in a series of 13, has been unveiled by Baillie Tolkien in a ceremony at the Tapestry Museum in Aubusson, France.

BBC Radio 4 is set to broadcast Tolkien in Love – a dramatisation of Tolkien and Edith’s early relationship – this Saturday (19 August 2017) at 14:30.

The famous Oxford pub, the Eagle and Child, is set for a revamp to expand the pub into offering accommodation for visitors.

Researchers in Brazil have named a newly-discovered amoeba after Gandalf, due to its resemblance with Gandalf’s hat.

Last week was our annual Tolkien Birthday Toast, celebrating the T125th birthday – or “twelfty-fifth” – of the late Professor J.R.R. Tolkien CBE. This is how the world celebrated.