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The Lord of the Rings


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by J. R. R. TOLKIEN prepared for radio in 26 episodes by BRIAN SIBLEY starring and 19: Shelob's Lair
So it was that amid a gathering gloom Theoden, the King of the Mark, made ready to lead all his Riders on the eastward road. Hearts were heavy and many quailed in the shadow. (But they were a stern people, loyal to their lord, and little weeping or murmuring was heard, even in the camp in the Hold where the exiles from Edoras were housed, women and children and old men.) Doom hung over them. but they faced it silently, and Music composed and conducted by STEPHEN OLIVER. Episode adapted by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
Directed by JANE MORGAN (Repeated: Wed 10.30 pm) (Gerard Murphy is a member of the Royal
Shakespeare Company)


Unknown: J. R. R. Tolkien
Unknown: Brian Sibley
Conducted By: Stephen Oliver.
Adapted By: Michael Bakewell
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Unknown: Gerard Murphy
Frodo: Ian Holm
Gandalf: Michael Hordern
with Gollum: Peter Woodthorpe
Sam: William Nighy
Denethor: Peter Vaughan
Pippin: John McAndrew
the Narrator: Gerard Murphy
Faramir: Andrew Seear
Lord of the Nazgul: Philip Voss
Galadriel: Marian Diamond
Shelob: Jenny Lee

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The Lord of the Rings

BBC Radio 4 FM, 12 July 1981 12.00

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