Will Ferrell in Stranger Than Fiction
Uncle Tom's Cabin
On Night Waves tonight Philip Dodd and guests will be discussing a new edition of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Published in 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe's book became the best selling novel of the nineteenth century and contributed to the abolitionist cause.
Uncle Tom's Cabin is published by W.W. Norton
The Ring Cycle
As the Millennium Centre in Cardiff hosts the Mariinsky Theatre's performances of Wagner's Ring Cycle - which takes four evenings to perform, Night Waves takes a look at 'marathon culture'. What other works stretch the body's as much as the brain's endurance?
The Ring Cycle is being performed at the Millennium Centre, Cardiff from Thursday November 30th to Sunday December 3rd
Stranger Than Fiction
Writer, Adam Mars-Jones will be joining Philip to review 'Stranger than Fiction', a new film starring Will Ferrell as a man who starts hearing strange voices in his head only to find that he has become a character in a novel written by a novelist - played by Emma Thompson - who is trying to kill him off.
Stranger Than Fiction is released on Friday December 1, Certificate 12A