And it was fantastic.
We had 200 people on stage singing and playing their hearts out along to a giant screen showing the film behind them. In fact the music was so good you pretty much forgot that their was this ruddy great big ensemble in front of you and just got lost in the film. A sort of
The film is long (of course) so they broke it up into two parts to furnish us with an intermission (i.e. bar and loo break). The first part lead us up until the forming of the fellowship and the second part thereafter.
The film was shown with subtitles which was a good thing as a swelling orchestra and chorus is hard to hear over.
Next year they are going to repeat the performance but with The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers. Can't wait.