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Entertainment Sir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman And The ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Cast Kickstart Fundraising Campaign To Buy Author J.R.R. Tolkien’s Oxford Home

22:05  03 december  2020
22:05  03 december  2020 Source:   etcanada.com

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Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman support £4.5m crowdfunding campaign to turn the Oxford home where Tolkien wrote his most famous books into a museum. It was there he wrote The Hobbit, a novel that began as a bedtime story for his children, and followed it up with The Lord of the Rings .

Sir Ian McKellen , John Rhys-Davies and Martin Freeman are asking fans to help save the U.K. property It is during this time that Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, and also hosted Says McKellen in a release, “We cannot achieve this without the support of the worldwide

The cast of "Lord Of The Rings" are coming together for J.R.R. Tolkien.

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The author's former residence at 20 Northmoor Road in Oxford, England is about to hit the market. Sir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and John Rhys-Davies, who starred in the hit film franchise based on Tolkien's work, are kickstarting a campaign to purchase the house and turn it into a literary centre dedicated to the iconic writer's life.

Project Northmoor has started a fundraising campaign to raise $6 million.

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Sir Ian McKellen , John Rhys-Davies & Martin Freeman joined a campaign to buy , refresh & preserve Lord of the Rings writer JRR Tolkien ' s Oxford The campaign to save the author ’s old home would establish such a place, and it’s encouraging to see past stars of The Lord of the Rings join in

The Cast of ' Lord of the Rings ' Need Your Help in Saving J . R . R Tolkien ' s House: Hoping to raise Looking to buy the house for some million USD before it can reach the public market, Project Northmoor looks to restore The Lord of the Rings J . R . R Tolkien Ian McKellen Martin Freeman .

In a statement, the cast wrote, “We cannot achieve this without the support of the worldwide community of Tolkien fans, our fellowship of funders.”

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Rhys-Davies, who played Gimli, added, “If people are still reading in 1,000 years, Tolkien will be regarded as one of the great myth-makers of Britain and it will be evident within a matter of years that not to secure this place would have been such an act of arrogance and ignorance and folly on our part.”

"Lord of the Rings" actors call for donations to buy out JRR Tolkien's house

 The project, which aims to buy back the house where the writer lived in Oxford, has benefited from the support of many artists: the actors Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and John Rhys-Davies who played the characters from "Lord of the Rings" on screen. © Provided by Franceinfo The magician Gandalf (Ian McKellen), The Hobbit (Martin Freeman) or even Gimli the Dwarf (John Rhys-Davies) call for donations. The actors who played the heroes of J.R.R.Tolkien onscreen are supporting a crowdfunding campai

Sir Ian McKellen , Martin Freeman , Annie Lennox, John Rhys-Davies, and Sir Derek Jacobi are teaming up for a fundraising campaign that aims to create a landmark out of Tolkien ’ s home in Oxford Share All sharing options for: The Lord of the Rings cast is trying to save Tolkien ’ s house.

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel by the English author and scholar J . R . R . Tolkien . Set in Middle-earth, the world at some distant time in the past

They hope to turn the home “into a literary hub that will inspire new generations of writers, artists and filmmakers for many years to come.”

According to People magazine, Tolkien and his family moved into the home in the 1930s and stayed there for 17 years. It was during that time that Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Tolkien is also rumoured to have hosted C.S. Lewis there.

Tolkien's work turned into three “Lord Of The Rings” movies, three “The Hobbit” movies and 2019's biopic “Tolkien”, starring Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins.

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