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Jackanory

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'''Jackanory''' was a children's television program on the [[BBC]]. The series featured an series of episodes dedicated to ''[[The Hobbit]]'' which aired from [[January 15]], [[1979]] to an undetermined date the same year. The story was adapted by [[Roger Singleton-Turner]], and narrated by [[Maurice Denham]], [[Jan Francis]], [[David Wood]] and [[Bernard Cribbins]]. The episodes were named after chapters in ''The Hobbit'':
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'''Jackanory''' was a children's television program on the [[BBC]]. The series featured an series of episodes dedicated to ''[[The Hobbit]]'' which aired in [[1979]]. The story was adapted by [[Roger Singleton-Turner]], and narrated by [[Maurice Denham]], [[Jan Francis]], [[David Wood]] and [[Bernard Cribbins]]. The episodes were named after chapters in ''The Hobbit'':
 
# [[An Unexpected Party]]
 
# [[An Unexpected Party]]
 
# [[Over Hill and Under Hill]]
 
# [[Over Hill and Under Hill]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0771799/ Jackanory] at [http://www.imdb.com/ IMDb]
 
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0771799/ Jackanory] at [http://www.imdb.com/ IMDb]
* [[wikipedia:Jackanory|Jackanory]] at [[wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]
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* {{WP|Jackanory}}
 
[[Category:Adaptations]]
 
[[Category:Adaptations]]

Revision as of 12:29, 17 May 2009

Jackanory was a children's television program on the BBC. The series featured an series of episodes dedicated to The Hobbit which aired in 1979. The story was adapted by Roger Singleton-Turner, and narrated by Maurice Denham, Jan Francis, David Wood and Bernard Cribbins. The episodes were named after chapters in The Hobbit:

  1. An Unexpected Party
  2. Over Hill and Under Hill
  3. Riddles in the Dark
  4. Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
  5. Flies and Spiders
  6. Barrels Out of Bond
  7. Inside Information
  8. Fire and Water
  9. The Clouds Burst
  10. The Last Stage

Due to a copyright battle with the Tolkien Estate, this adaptation was never released on VHS.

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