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'''The Giant''' is a character in ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]'', noted for his uglyness and deafness. At the beginning of the story, the Giant tramples [[Farmer Giles]]' fields, crops and cattle, including his beloved cow [[Galathea]]. After Giles shot at him with his blunderbuss, he ran off never to bother the town of [[Ham]] again.  
 
'''The Giant''' is a character in ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]'', noted for his uglyness and deafness. At the beginning of the story, the Giant tramples [[Farmer Giles]]' fields, crops and cattle, including his beloved cow [[Galathea]]. After Giles shot at him with his blunderbuss, he ran off never to bother the town of [[Ham]] again.  
  
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
In the [[Tales from the Perilous Realm (radio series)|radio series]] of ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm]]'', the Giant was voiced by the man who wrote the screenplay, [[Brian Sibley]].  
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'''1992: ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (radio series)|BBC Radio's Tales from the Perilous Realm]]''
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:The Giant is voiced by the writer of the screenplay, [[Brian Sibley]].  
  
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"Tell me, who are you, alone, yourself and nameless?" - Tom Bombadil
This article describes a concept which is mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's works, but was never given a definite name.

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The Giant is a character in Farmer Giles of Ham, noted for his uglyness and deafness. At the beginning of the story, the Giant tramples Farmer Giles' fields, crops and cattle, including his beloved cow Galathea. After Giles shot at him with his blunderbuss, he ran off never to bother the town of Ham again.

Portrayal in adaptations

1992: BBC Radio's Tales from the Perilous Realm

The Giant is voiced by the writer of the screenplay, Brian Sibley.