Apr 1, 2013

RhoDeo 1313 Rings 9

Hello, everybody awaites the return of Game Of Thrones tonight, whose heads will roll this season ? Meanwhile Cancellara rode to a stunning victory in what counts as one of the toughest cycle Classics, the tour de Vlanders, the man is a machine powering on at 60kmh with a stern headwind after a grueling race of 248 km. He should sell his sperm..

These last months a tale with a proven trackrecord in the cinema , yet there's radioplays too and having listened to the first episode it strikes me that stories like these where the imagery is left to the listener and not prepared by others can have a bigger impact and dare I say deliver a much more satisfying experience as after all it's all in the mind ... NJoy

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In 1981 BBC Radio 4 broadcast a dramatisation of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in 26 half-hour stereo instalments. Like the novel on which it is based, The Lord of the Rings is the story of an epic struggle against the Dark Lord Sauron of Mordor, the primary villain of the work, who created a Ruling Ring to control the nineteen Rings of Power, and an alliance of heroes who join forces to save the world from falling under his shadow.

The 26-part series was subsequently edited into 13 hour-long episodes broadcast from 17 July to 9 October 1982, restoring some dialogue originally cut for timing (since each hour-long episode is actually around 57 minutes, as opposed to 54 minutes for two half-hour episodes with overlaps and extra credits removed), rearranging some scenes for dramatic impact and adding linking narration and music cues. Interestingly Ian Holm, who played Frodo Baggins in the radio serial, went on to play Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's movie trilogy.

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The Two Towers ( 67mb)

901 Opening Titles
902 The Horn of Boromir
903 The Oath-Breakers
904 The Precious Will Be Angry
905 Pippin's Oath
906 Forth Rode the King

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The Shadow Of The Past
The Black Riders
The Knife In The Dark
The Ring Goes South
The Mirror Of Gadladriel
The Breaking Of The Fellowship
The King Of The Golden Hall
The Voice Of Saruman ( 65mb)

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Many Thanks for the easter egg