Stephenfry The Desolation of Smaug star Stephen Fry has admitted that he has never read The Hobbit.

Fry — who appears as The Master of Laketown in the second instalment of the film trilogy — confessed that he only skim-read the parts of the novel that featured his character.

Speaking on Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Podcast, the 55-year-old said: “I usually read scripts. But The Hobbit, I’m not sure I should say this, but I’ve never read The Hobbit. Continue reading “Stephen Fry has never completed The Hobbit”