Hordes Of The Things

A radio series parodying J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, written by John Lloyd and Andrew Marshall

Genre:
Sitcom
Broadcast:
1980  (BBC Radio 4)
Episodes:
4 (1 series)
Starring:
Frank Middlemass, Paul Eddington, Simon Callow, Maggie Steed, Jonathan Lynn, Christian Rodska
Writers:
Andrew Marshall, John Lloyd
Production:
British Broadcasting Corporation

The kingdom of Albion is under threat from The Evil One. The elves have trusted the kingdom with a mystic device (the number seven) and have entrusted a wizard by the name of Radox The Green to find a hero to save the land, in the shape of Agar Son of Athar.

Our Review: An interesting series that was created around the time that The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was broadcast. It contains some good ideas but the series has, these days, been largely forgotten.