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Bedtime stories for kids, written by kids. A selection of sensational stories from the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show 500 Words competition.

500 Words’ Bedtime Stories BBC

    • Kids & Family

Bedtime stories for kids, written by kids. A selection of sensational stories from the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show 500 Words competition.

    The Force of Fate

    The Force of Fate

    In this episode Dick & Dom are leaving it up to fate to share this week's stories, written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick and Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'Monopoly', Thought, 'No Bear-Shirt Tall', 'I Should've Stayed at Home', The Thief of Wishes' and 'Anne Wilson'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

    • 27 min
    500 Words Returns with a Gaggle of Giggles

    500 Words Returns with a Gaggle of Giggles

    The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick and Dom are showcasing some stories that are made to make you laugh, written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick and Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Boy Who Ate the Dictionary', 'PANTS!', 'Pumping Princess Pumpletoot', 'Period 3 with William Shakespeare'
    and 'Medusa's Makeover'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

    • 22 min
    Ever So Eclectic

    Ever So Eclectic

    In this episode, Dick and Dom are showcasing delightfully different stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick and Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading ‘The Mysterious Shadow’, ‘Samuel’s First Holiday’, ‘Happy Holiday’, ‘Food Wars – The Vegetables Strike Back’, and ‘Piri the Vegetarian Piranha’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

    • 16 min
    Wild and Wacky

    Wild and Wacky

    In this episode, Dick and Dom are showcasing wonderfully wacky stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick and Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading ‘The Boy with Wold Feet’, ‘The Algorithm’, ‘The Nit Gorilla’, ‘Sprout Boy’, ‘Wrestling with Nan’ and ‘Roman Londinium and the Mayor of Newham’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

    • 21 min
    Spectacular Outer-Space

    Spectacular Outer-Space

    In this episode, Dick and Dom build a rocket and head into outer-space, whilst showcasing out-of-this-world stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick and Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading ‘The Starmakers’, ‘Rainbow Planet Adventure’, ‘The Lonely Particle’, ‘Llama Space Adventure’ and ‘Walid’s Tooth’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

    • 21 min
    Teary Tales

    Teary Tales

    In this episode, Dick and Dom spend the day together, showcasing sad stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick and Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading ‘Under the Inky Black Universe’, ‘The Target’, ‘Eternally Waiting’, ‘Stonething’ and ‘Paper Dog’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

    • 19 min

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2 January 2020
Hannah prodcast lover

I love them they are so relaxing and cool and they got me to sleep in 5 minutes I love the prodcast app

HLC.2019 ,

Amazing Stuff!

I really enjoyed listening to the interesting stories, and it got me thinking about writing my own. I really enjoyed the funny ones and the scary ones were really SCARY! Keep them coming, please...

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