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Front Row at the Hay Festival

May 30th, 2014

Episode 398 of 1302 episodes

In a special programme from the Hay Festival, John Wilson talks to thriller writer Lee Child about the latest in his Jack Reacher series. Award-winning biographer Lucy Hughes-Hallett explains why she is writing her first novel. Children's authors and former Children's Laureates Michael Morpurgo and Julia Donaldson discuss how their writing has developed over the course of their careers. Plus songwriter, author and performer Cerys Matthews talks about how the poetry of Dylan Thomas has inspired her.