Hordes Of The Things

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01The Prophecy Is Cast1980112520160201 (BBC7)
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The kingdom of Albion is in peril, and the law of darkness encroaches...

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic Tolkien parody in 4-parts.

CAST:

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodska
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Maliadoc …. Hugh Thomas
King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor …. David Ross
Caradorn …. Gordon Gostelow
Dyandetes …. Miriam Margolyes
Another Harpy …. Eve Karpf

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1980.

The kingdom of Albion is in peril. Epic Tolkien parody stars Patrick Magee, Paul Eddington

Tolkien's Lord of the Rings gets a going over with this spoof serial from 1980

Stars Paul Eddington as King Yulfric the Wise, Patrick Magee as the Chronicler, Simon Callow as Crown Prince Veganin, Christian Rodska as Agar, Frank Middlemass as Radox the Green, Hugh Thomas as Maliadoc, David Ross as King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor, Gordon Gostelow as Caradorn, Miriam Margolyes as Dyandetes and Eve Karpf as Another Harpy.

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic four-part Tolkien parody.

Starring Paul Eddington, Paul Magee and Simon Callow.

The kingdom of Albion is in peril. Epic Tolkien parody starring Patrick Magee.

Tolkien's Lord of the Rings gets a going over with this spoof serial from 1980

02The Forces Gather1980120220160202 (BBC7)
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Radox the Green battles to gather an army against the encroaching Evil One.

But as his mum gives him an ear-bashing - is Agar really a hero?

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic Tolkien parody in 4-parts.

CAST:

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodska
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Maliadoc …. Hugh Thomas
King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor …. David Ross
Mother of Agar …. Miriam Margolyes
Queen Elfreda …. Maggie Steed
The High Bishop of Zylbor …. Aubrey Woods
Golin Longshanks …. Jonathan Lynn

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.

The epic Tolkien parody sees Agar the hero get an ear-bashing from his mum.

Tolkien's Lord of the Rings gets a going over with this spoof serial from 1980

Stars Paul Eddington as King Yulfric the Wise, Patrick Magee as the Chronicler, Simon Callow as Crown Prince Veganin, Christian Rodska as Agar, Frank Middlemass as Radox the Green, Hugh Thomas as Maliadoc, David Ross as King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor, Miriam Margolyes as Mother of Agar, Maggie Steed as Queen Elfreda, Aubrey Woods as the High Bishop of Zylbor and Jonathan Lynn as Golin Longshanks.

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A startling discovery is made by one defender of Albion.

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's four-part epic Tolkien parody.

CAST:

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodskar
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Maliadoc …. Hugh Thomas
King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor …. David Ross
Mother of Agar …. Miriam Margolyes
Queen Elfreda …. Maggie Steed
The High Bishop of Zylbor …. Aubrey Woods
Golin Longshanks …. Jonathan Lynn

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.

The epic Tolkien parody sees one defender of Albion making a startling discovery.

Tolkien's Lord of the Rings gets a going over with this spoof serial from 1980

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic Tolkien parody in 4-parts.

Stars Paul Eddington as King Yulfric the Wise, Patrick Magee as the Chronicler, Simon Callow as Crown Prince Veganin, Christian Rodska as Agar, Frank Middlemass as Radox the Green, Hugh Thomas as Maliadoc, David Ross as King Yulfric's First Assistant Advisor, Miriam Margolyes as Mother of Agar, Maggie Steed as Queen Elfreda, Aubrey Woods as the High Bishop of Zylbor and Jonathan Lynn as Golin Longshanks.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.

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Can the assembled forces of Radox the Green win the battle?

Andrew Marshall and John Lloyd's epic Tolkien parody in 4-parts.

CAST:

King Yulfric the Wise …. Paul Eddington
The Chronicler …. Patrick Magee
Crown Prince Veganin …. Simon Callow
Agar …. Christian Rodska
Radox the Green …. Frank Middlemass
Queen Elfreda …. Maggie Steed
The Evil Flesh-Eating Lord of Craarn …. Aubrey Woods
Baddedas the Blue …. Ballard Berkeley
Hob-Lob, The Monstrous Spider …. Bob Grant
Xanspur, the Skylord …. Michael Cule
Golin Longshanks …. Jonathan Lynn

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.

Can the Radox's assembled forces win the battle? Epic Tolkien parody.

Tolkien's Lord of the Rings gets a going over with this spoof serial from 1980

Can the Radox's assembled forces win the battle? Epic Tolkien parody stars Paul Eddington.

Stars Paul Eddington as King Yulfric the Wise, Patrick Magee as the Chronicler, Simon Callow as Crown Prince Veganin, Christian Rodska as Agar, Frank Middlemass as Radox the Green, Maggie Steed as Queen Elfreda, Aubrey Woods as the Evil Flesh-Eating Lord of Craarn, Ballard Berkeley as Baddedas the Blue, Bob Grant as HobLob, the Monstrous Spider, Michael Cule as Xanspur, the Skylord and Jonathan Lynn as Golin Longshanks.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1980.