This week’s interview is with Craig Parker, who played Haldir the elf in The Lord of the Rings. Now a star of the TV series Reign, I chatted to him about his early career, what science fiction and fantasy books he was into growing up, and how the Lord of the Rings films changed not only his own life, but New Zealand itself. He’s a ridiculous gentleman with cool hair.

Filmed at Liverpool Comic Con.

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Joel Cornah
Joel Cornah is an author, journalist, and blogger. He is the author of a number of novels and novellas including; The Sea-Stone Sword, The Spire of Frozen Fire and The Silent Helm, with the upcoming novel The Sky Slayer, expected some time in 2016. He is an editor for The Science-Fiction and Fantasy Network, head of the Doctor Who department, and member of the Tolkien Society. He is a frequent blogger for the Pack of Aces blog, focussing on issues of Asexuality in media, specialising in sci-fi and fantasy.