News: Tolkien in the Media

British MEP Dan Hannan has blogged on The Telegraph: “Supposing him to be the gardener: Sam Gamgee, the Battle of the Somme and my Great Uncle Bill”.

The Huffington Post has produced a list of the ‘9 Best Trees in Literature’, and have featured (albeit incorrectly) J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ents. Other books featured on the list include Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Bible. About Ents, The Huffington Post says: Did J.R.R. Tolkien inspire Grandmother Willow […]

In Wednesday’s episode, “Green Imagined Land”, Ian Hislop will be looking at J.R.R. Tolkien’s experience with industry in Birmingham and how that shaped the author’s works. Ian Hislop visits Sarehole Mill and the surrounding area.

To mark the 450th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, The Globe is starting its world tour of Hamlet in a ship named “J.R. Tolkien”.

Game of Thrones author, George R.R. Martin, in a long interview with Rolling Stone magazine has spoken about his views of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings.

British MEP Dan Hannan has blogged on The Telegraph: “Supposing him to be the gardener: Sam Gamgee, the Battle of the Somme and my Great Uncle Bill”.

To mark the 450th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, The Globe is starting its world tour of Hamlet in a ship named “J.R. Tolkien”.

The Huffington Post has produced a list of the ‘9 Best Trees in Literature’, and have featured (albeit incorrectly) J.R.R. Tolkien’s Ents. Other books featured on the list include Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Bible. About Ents, The Huffington Post says: Did J.R.R. Tolkien inspire Grandmother Willow […]

Game of Thrones author, George R.R. Martin, in a long interview with Rolling Stone magazine has spoken about his views of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings.

In Wednesday’s episode, “Green Imagined Land”, Ian Hislop will be looking at J.R.R. Tolkien’s experience with industry in Birmingham and how that shaped the author’s works. Ian Hislop visits Sarehole Mill and the surrounding area.