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The Hobbit

AuthorJ R R Tolkien

NarratorFull Cast

Duration3h 42m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Plays and Dramatisations, Children's Fiction

Key StageKS2

PublisherBBC

VersionAbridged

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Tolkien's famous saga, the prelude to 'The Lord of the Rings', has all the ingredients of fantasy and adventure: dwarves, elves, goblins and trolls, a fearsome dragon, a great wizard, a perilous quest and a dramatic climax. At the centre is the unsuspecting hero Bilbo Baggins, a home-loving, unambitious Hobbit who is suddenly thrust into the biggest and, indeed, the only adventure of his life.

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