Articles written by: Alice Greenleaf

Staff Reporter of Middle-earth News. Alice discovered Tolkien’s world when she was 12 years old and watched The Fellowship of the Ring for the first time. It was love at the first sight. When not at her desk looking for something Middle-earth related or studying, you'll probably find her whispering spells, just to be prepared when she'll receive her Hogwarts Acceptance Letter.

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

14th June, 3019 [The Lord of the Rings] The sons of Elrond meet the escort and bring Arwen to Edoras (during the days after the fall of Sauron)   16th June, 3019 [The Lord of […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

4th June, 2941 [The Hobbit] The company fords the Bruinen and arrives in Rivendell “You are come to the very edge of the Wild, as some of you may know. Hidden somewhere ahead of us […]

Dean O’Gorman Has Joined Facebook

Dean O’Gorman Has Joined Facebook

Dean O’Gorman, who plays Fili the Dwarf in The Hobbit movie, has joined Facebook. After his colleagues Graham McTavish (Dwalin), Jed Brophy (Nori), William Kircher (Bifur), Ian McKellen (Gandalf) and Peter Jackson, Dean O’Gorman opened his personal Facebook […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

29th/30th May, 2941 [The Hobbit] Gandalf keeps the trolls arguing until dawn It was just then that Gandalf came back. But no one saw him. The trolls had just decided to roast the dwarves now […]

Hobbit News From the Dwarves

The last block of filming on The Hobbit started on May 20th. For many days prior, there was only speculation about when the filming would start, but Peter Jackson informed his fans with a message […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

(Uncertain dates) May, 2941 [The Hobbit] The company encounters the trolls “Blimey, Bert, look what I’ve copped!” said William. “What is it?” said the others coming up. “Lumme, if I knows! What are yer?” “Bilbo Baggins, […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

This is a very unlucky week, because there are no events on certain days, so we can only suppose or summarize what happened to our heroes. May 2941 [The Hobbit] We know that Thorin and […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

8th May, 3019 Eomer and Eowyn depart for Rohan with the sons of Elrond And last of all Aragorn greeted Eomer of Rohan, and they embraced […]. And Eomer answered: “[…] But now I must […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

1st May, 2942 [The Hobbit] Gandalf and Bilbo return to Rivendell at the end of Bilbo’s unexpected adventure It was on May the First that the two came back at last to the brink of […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

25th April, 2941 Gandalf first sees Bilbo Baggins after years of absence from the Shire and approaches him about going on an adventure All that the unsuspecting Bilbo saw that morning was an old man […]