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Elijah Wood, Angela Hewitt, Crowd-funding your novel, The Overnighters

October 30th, 2014

Episode 616 of 1302 episodes

Elijah Wood talks to Kirsty Lang about his role in Set Fire to the Stars, a biopic about Dylan Thomas's turbulent time in 1950s New York. Pianist Angela Hewitt discusses her new recording of Bach's The Art of Fugue. Writers Paul Kingsnorth and Julian Gough explain how important crowd-funding was to help them write their novels. And film-maker Molly Dineen reviews The Overnighters, a documentary about a pastor in North Dakota who came to the aid of the flood of men who travelled from all over the USA to seek work in the area's booming oil industry. Presenter: Kirsty Lang Producer: Olivia Skinner.