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November 26, 2000
Languages of Middle Earth
...Bilbo and Frodo will speak their dialogue using "Received Pronunciation" (or RP as it is commonly known) which is a non-regional accent of Standard English.
The actor playing Pippin will not be heard on-screen using his native Glasgow accent. Merry and Sam will speak with an accent from South West England without any other influences. No character will sound as if they come from a city in the modern world.