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BBC Four - Picture Book (UK only)
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For people in the UK, the BBC are currently showing a series on BBC4 called Picture Book, which is a series telling the enchanting story of childhood reading looks at books that help us with the growing pains of our early adolescence and teens.

From a Tolkien perspective, the second episode in the Series Now We Are Six, still available on BBC iPlayer, contains a section on C.S. Lewis and the illustrator of his Narnia books, Pauline Baynes.

Tonight's episode at 9pm has the Lord of The Rings included and as the episode is about illustrators then it may also include Alan Lee, John Howe or Ted Naismith.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00fm6vc

Posted on: 2008/11/19 1:33


Re: BBC Four - Picture Book (UK only)
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Having watched the programme about 10 minutes are devoted to Tolkien with mention of The Hobbit and Tolkien's original illustrations and then a small interview with Alan Lee about illustrating The Lord of the Rings.

Posted on: 2008/11/21 7:58


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Did they use jacket images??

I provided them... they worked out an agreement with the TE and HC and I then scanned in the jackets of my 1sts of Hobbit and Lotr for them!

Posted on: 2008/11/21 8:01


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Yes they did, sections of both The Hobbit and the Lord of The Rings jackets were shown.

Posted on: 2008/11/21 8:13


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.... nice ...

They were from my collection!

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