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  Elijah standing in for Radio 1 DJ
Updated 11 May 2004, 20.47
Elijah Wood played Frodo in the films
Film star Elijah Wood is set to turn radio star when he stands in for top Radio 1 DJ John Peel.

Elijah, who played Frodo Baggins in the massively successful Lord Of The Rings movie trilogy, will take over from John the next time he takes a holiday.

He was offered the job after appearing on another Radio 1 show and revealing he was a big fan of John's show.

A date for Elijah's big moment on the airwaves hasn't been set yet - but watch this space for details!

Elijah as Frodo
Elijah as Frodo

The actor appeared on Jo Whiley's show.

Franz Ferdinand

"If you're at all a fan of music, you hear about it with John Peel and the Peel Sessions," he told her.

He also said he was a big fan of Glasgow band Franz Ferdinand and dance act Squarepusher.



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