In this episode of Talking History, Patrick Geoghegan reflects on the life, times and legacy of The Lord of The Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien to mark the 50th anniversary of his death this weekend.
He's joined by:
John McQuillen. Associate Curator at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York who organised the recent Tolkien exhibition at the Morgan
Dr Barry Houlihan, archivist at the University of Galway
Shaun Gunner, chair of the Tolkien Society
And Dr Corey Olsen, 'The Tolkien Professor', President of Signum University and Mythgard Institute.