“It’s weird, really. I’ve always known it. He’s [J.R.R. Tolkien] been famous for as long as I’ve been alive…”– Royd Tolkien talking about the impact of his great grandfather’s work.
Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Head of European Media Operations, gets the EXCLUSIVE interview with Royd Tolkien, great grandson of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Royd talks about his famous great grandfather, his experience on the set of The Return of the King and what it is like to be related to the father of modern fantasy literature.
Stay tuned for more interviews every Tuesday and Thursday! www.legendarium.me
HobbitCon follows the explosively successful HobbitCon 2013 by popular demand. 2014 will be even larger in scale, filled with special guests, celebrities, expert panels and lectures. The Maritim Hotel will be transformed into a captivating Middle-earth themed space, with a vast program of exciting activities, including; costume contest, merchandise market with fantasy and sci-fi wares, garb, armor and more, a huge art show with exhibitions by fans including fan-films, and the ever popular HobbitCon Convention parties w/DJ and themed décor.
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Steve “Rifflo” Fitch – News Director
Steve, also known as “Rifflo”, is a University MBA Administrator in Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife, Lisa and two young daughters, Alexa and Ava. Steve has an extensive background in corporate sales. Steve also worked for ISAF: International Security Assistance Force and the Canadian Military as a recruiter in Human Resources for the operations in Bosnia and Afghanistan. When not immersed in Tolkien works,sci-fi, and film, you can find him training in Muay Thai, Italian rapier, German longsword, and Mixed Martial Arts. Follow Steve on Twitter @HobbitSteve