SFX has scored another LOTR related article, this one concerning Christopher Lee (Saruman) and his TV adaptation of Gormenghast. This is what they say of Lee:

“Working with (Christopher) Lee was great!” exclaims (Alan) Wilson “But, I mean, he really hurt himself. There was a sword fight scene where he fell down a flight of stairs. But he carried on. If you want a definition of the word trooper, then Christopher Lee is it.”

Lee, on his way over after an intense and grueling interview session, interrupts.

“They all thought I was dead,” he says in his trademark sepulchral tones, “but I only bruised myself.”

Lee, taller than you’d think (and he looks pretty damn tall on screen)…