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J. R. R. Tolkien was born in 1892 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. From 1925-1959 he was an Oxford Professor, first of Anglo Saxon and then of English Language and Literature, but is best known as the author of the fantasy classic The Lord of the Rings.
This radio dramatisation was first broadcast in 1969, starring Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins, and is re-released ahead of the new Peter Jackson movie, due for release in December. 5 CDs.