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Hordes Of The Things

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 4 episodes (1 series) in 1980. Stars Frank Middlemass, Paul Eddington, Simon Callow, Maggie Steed, Jonathan Lynn, Christian Rodska and Patrick Magee.

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
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
4   (1 series)
Starring
Frank Middlemass, Paul Eddington, Simon Callow, Maggie Steed, Jonathan Lynn, Christian Rodska and Patrick Magee
Writers
Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd
Producer
Geoffrey Perkins

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.

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Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 25th November 1980 on BBC Radio 4
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 16th December 1980 on BBC Radio 4
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 17th August 2018 at 12:00am on Radio 4 Extra

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