0226 – The Life of JRR Tolkien – Part 4: 1950 – 1973

jrr tolkien with pipe

watch a video of this episode On episode 226, we conclude our exploration of Tolkien’s life story, focusing on the years 1950 – 1973, including the publication of Lord of the Rings and its slow rise to becoming a worldwide phenomenon. The executive producers of this episode are Kaitlyn of Tea With Tolkien, Liis U, […]

0225 – The Life of JRR Tolkien – Part 3: 1937 – 1949

jrr tolkien author

On episode 225, we continue our exploration of Tolkien’s life story, focusing on the years of 1937 – 1949, including the publication of The Hobbit and creating Lord of the Rings. Also, we take a look at feedback from our Project Northmoor episode! The executive producers of this episode are Kaitlyn of Tea With Tolkien, […]

0220 – The Life of JRR Tolkien – Part 2: 1917 – 1936

The years between Tolkien’s World War I experience and the publication of The Hobbit may, at first glance, seem less important than the other eras of his life. However, it was during this period that Tolkien established himself as a highly regarded philologist, befriended CS Lewis, and undertook a focused development of the Middle-earth legendarium. […]

0219 – The Life of JRR Tolkien – Part 1: 1892 – 1917

JRR Tolkien in 1911 (19 years old)

Each one of us is uniquely who we are because of the places we have lived, the people we have known, and the experiences that have involved us. What were the major life events that helped to form Tolkien? What were the joys and tragedies that shaped his soul and the world he created? Join […]