Stephen King: It says in the program if you don’t believe, pretend that you do.
Kate Bush: Everyone is too busy, myself included.
King: No. Not anymore. You have a short life span.
Bush: I used to spend a lot of time just looking at it. Not very often, but occasionally.
King: You know, people will buy anything and sell anything, even their souls.
Bush: When he electrocutes himself because he didn't put the plug and the wires together properly, he has this near-death experience and, initially, everyone's being really nice to him and he gets the sense that they're understanding him. Clowns are always creepy.
King: What haunts me is, what are we missing?
Bush: He has a great subtlety in his approach, and he's someone who isn't afraid to leave stuff out.
King: He started growling at me, way down in his throat. Except he’s not a bum; he’s dressed in a suit.
Bush: We had such a laugh.
King: We flew kites.
Bush: It was always a bit of a compromise to me when I had to go and write my own lyrics, which were OK but nowhere near as interesting as the original idea.
King: That’s real; that could really happen. So in my version, instead of crops, the bandits steal children.
Bush: I try.
King: How do you think I should end it?
Bush: Oh, that’s a really deep question.