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J.R.R. Tolkien: An Audio Portrait

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  • Type: Audio Cassette (Audiobook)
  • Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd (12 Nov 2001)
  • Narrator/Writer: Brian Sibley
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0563536918

J.R.R. Tolkien: An Audio Portrait of the Author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings is a compilation of radio and TV archive material from the 60s and 70s featuring interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien, his relatives and colleagues in which he talks about his books, life as an academic, correspondence received from fans and his views on the 20th century.

This audiobook features parts of an interview conducted with Tolkien for the documentary Tolkien in Oxford.[1]


  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Reader's Guide, p. 824