Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

tolkienbrasil
3 minutes ago

laurel
33 minutes ago

Jlong
43 minutes ago

wellinghall
1 hour 14 minutes ago

MarcelKidm
1 hour 30 minutes ago

FlossiePer
3 hours 40 minutes ago

Trotter
4 hours 49 minutes ago

Laurin666
4 hours 59 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Tolkien's Birmingham on BBC One

Subject: Tolkien's Birmingham on BBC One
by Trotter on 2008/4/11 23:30:18

The truly terrible BBC programme called the 'One Show' had a piece on Tolkien in Birmingham on Thursday the 10th April.

You can still watch it on the BBC IPlayer if you live in the UK and to spare you watching the dross it starts 5 minutes and 50 seconds into the program (5 minutes long)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/page/ite ... rt=1&version_pid=b009s8hw

The interview is Giles Brandwith and Robert Blackman who wrote 'The Roots of Tolkien's Middle Earth' about Sarehole Mill, then are two Victorian Water Towers in Birmingham the inspiration for 'The Two Towers' and finally Mosely Bog, is it the Old Forest.