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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'':
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'''Jackanory''' is a children's television program on the [[BBC]], in which stories are read to children. Over the years, notable readers have included [[Judi Dench]], [[Michael Hordern]], [[Martin Jarvis]], [[Ian McKellen]] and [[Prunella Scales]]
# [[An Unexpected Party]]
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# [[Over Hill and Under Hill]]
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==The Hobbit==
# [[Riddles in the Dark]]
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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]].
# [[Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire]]
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# [[Flies and Spiders]]
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# [[October 1]]: ''An Unexpected Party''
# [[Barrels Out of Bond]]
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# [[October 2]]: ''Over Hill and Under Hill''
# [[Inside Information]]
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# [[October 3]]: ''Riddles in the Dark''
# [[Fire and Water]]
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# [[October 4]]: ''Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire''
# [[The Clouds Burst]]
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# [[October 5]]: ''Flies and Spiders''
# [[The Last Stage]]
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# [[October 8]]: ''Barrels Out of Bond''
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# [[October 9]]: ''Inside Information''
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# [[October 10]]: ''Fire and Water''
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# [[October 11]]: ''The Clouds Burst''
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# [[October 12]]: ''The Last Stage''
  
 
Due to a copyright battle with the [[Tolkien Estate]], this adaptation was never released on VHS.
 
Due to a copyright battle with the [[Tolkien Estate]], this adaptation was never released on VHS.

Revision as of 12:39, 17 May 2009

Jackanory is a children's television program on the BBC, in which stories are read to children. Over the years, notable readers have included Judi Dench, Michael Hordern, Martin Jarvis, Ian McKellen and Prunella Scales

The Hobbit

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.

  1. October 1: An Unexpected Party
  2. October 2: Over Hill and Under Hill
  3. October 3: Riddles in the Dark
  4. October 4: Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
  5. October 5: Flies and Spiders
  6. October 8: Barrels Out of Bond
  7. October 9: Inside Information
  8. October 10: Fire and Water
  9. October 11: The Clouds Burst
  10. October 12: The Last Stage

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

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