Contributor: Shaun Gunner

FusionArts, based in Oxford, are offering storytelling workshops over November courtesy of a grant from the Tolkien Trust and Lankelly Chase.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (American publishers of Tolkien’s works) new pocket hardback boxed set is out today.

The good people at The Brotherhood Workshop have once again created a one of their Lego stop-motion videos. The latest one condenses The Hobbit films into just 72 seconds.

Vue Cinemas have done a survey of cinema-goers and have discovered that The Lord of the Rings trilogy has beaten the Harry Potter series to claim the crown as best book-to-film adaptation.

Scott Stouffer, from Chicago, is sadly suffering from terminal cancer. His daughter, Jesse, posted a video on YouTube that her father’s last request is to see the final Hobbit film due out this December.

Premier Christian Radio will broadcast an interview with Michael Tolkien on Saturday 11th October at 20.00 (BST). They say: “Michael talks about his books and poetry, as well as sharing some memories about his grandfather.”

FusionArts, based in Oxford, are offering storytelling workshops over November courtesy of a grant from the Tolkien Trust and Lankelly Chase.

Vue Cinemas have done a survey of cinema-goers and have discovered that The Lord of the Rings trilogy has beaten the Harry Potter series to claim the crown as best book-to-film adaptation.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (American publishers of Tolkien’s works) new pocket hardback boxed set is out today.

Scott Stouffer, from Chicago, is sadly suffering from terminal cancer. His daughter, Jesse, posted a video on YouTube that her father’s last request is to see the final Hobbit film due out this December.

The good people at The Brotherhood Workshop have once again created a one of their Lego stop-motion videos. The latest one condenses The Hobbit films into just 72 seconds.

Premier Christian Radio will broadcast an interview with Michael Tolkien on Saturday 11th October at 20.00 (BST). They say: “Michael talks about his books and poetry, as well as sharing some memories about his grandfather.”

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the current Chair of The Tolkien Society. Elected in 2013, Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien's works whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time can be found in the cinema, playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter.