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'''Jackanory''' is a children's television program on the [[BBC]], in which stories are read to children. Over the years, notable readers have included [[Judi Dench]], [[Michael Hordern]], [[Martin Jarvis]], [[Ian McKellen]] and [[Prunella Scales]]
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| music= [[Alan Roper]]
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'''Jackanory''' is a children's television program on the [[BBC]], in which stories are read to children. Over the years, many actors provided the part of narrator, including [[Brian Blessed]], [[David Buck]], [[Judi Dench]], [[Marian Diamond]], [[Michael Hordern]], [[Martin Jarvis]], [[Ian McKellen]] and [[Prunella Scales]].
  
 
==The Hobbit==
 
==The Hobbit==
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]].
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===Description===
 
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The 3,000th programme begins a special presentation in ten parts, with four storytellers, of ''The Hobbit''. In the search for dragon-guarded gold, [[Bilbo Baggins]] and [[Thorin and Company|13 dwarves]] encounter [[trolls]], [[Orcs|goblins]], [[elves]] and giant [[spiders]] - and many other adventures.<ref>Radio Times, Volume 225, No. 2916, [[27 September|September 27]], [[1979]]</ref>
# [[October 1]]: ''An Unexpected Party''
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===Episodes===
# [[October 2]]: ''Over Hill and Under Hill''
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The ten episodes were aired on BBC1, on weekdays from 4:25 to 4:40 PM
# [[October 3]]: ''Riddles in the Dark''
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# [[1 October|October 1]]: ''An Unexpected Party''
# [[October 4]]: ''Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire''
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# [[2 October|October 2]]: ''Over Hill and Under Hill''
# [[October 5]]: ''Flies and Spiders''
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# [[3 October|October 3]]: ''Riddles in the Dark''
# [[October 8]]: ''Barrels Out of Bond''
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# [[4 October|October 4]]: ''Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire''
# [[October 9]]: ''Inside Information''
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# [[5 October|October 5]]: ''Flies and Spiders''
# [[October 10]]: ''Fire and Water''
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# [[8 October|October 8]]: ''Barrels Out of Bond''
# [[October 11]]: ''The Clouds Burst''
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# [[9 October|October 9]]: ''Inside Information''
# [[October 12]]: ''The Last Stage''
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# [[10 October|October 10]]: ''Fire and Water''
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# [[11 October|October 11]]: ''The Clouds Burst''
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# [[12 October|October 12]]: ''The Last Stage''
  
 
Due to a copyright battle with the [[Tolkien Estate]], this adaptation was never released on VHS.
 
Due to a copyright battle with the [[Tolkien Estate]], this adaptation was never released on VHS.
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0771799/ Jackanory] at [http://www.imdb.com/ IMDb]
 
 
* {{WP|Jackanory}}
 
* {{WP|Jackanory}}
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Revision as of 16:25, 19 September 2011

Jackanory 3,000
Information
DirectorRoger Singleton-Turner
ProducerAnna Home, Angela Beeching
WriterRoger Singleton-Turner
MusicAlan Roper
ReleasedOctober 1-12 1979
CountryEngland
LanguageEnglish
IMDbIMDb Profile

Jackanory is a children's television program on the BBC, in which stories are read to children. Over the years, many actors provided the part of narrator, including Brian Blessed, David Buck, Judi Dench, Marian Diamond, Michael Hordern, Martin Jarvis, Ian McKellen and Prunella Scales.

Contents

The Hobbit

Description

The 3,000th programme begins a special presentation in ten parts, with four storytellers, of The Hobbit. In the search for dragon-guarded gold, Bilbo Baggins and 13 dwarves encounter trolls, goblins, elves and giant spiders - and many other adventures.[1]

Episodes

The ten episodes were aired on BBC1, on weekdays from 4:25 to 4:40 PM

  1. October 1: An Unexpected Party
  2. October 2: Over Hill and Under Hill
  3. October 3: Riddles in the Dark
  4. October 4: Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire
  5. October 5: Flies and Spiders
  6. October 8: Barrels Out of Bond
  7. October 9: Inside Information
  8. October 10: Fire and Water
  9. October 11: The Clouds Burst
  10. October 12: The Last Stage

Due to a copyright battle with the Tolkien Estate, this adaptation was never released on VHS.

References

  1. Radio Times, Volume 225, No. 2916, September 27, 1979

External links