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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 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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