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Your weekly fix of brand new stories written specially by today’s best writers. Brought to you by BBC Radio 4, home of the Modern Short Story.

Short Story BBC Radio 4

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    • 2.5 • 46 Ratings

Your weekly fix of brand new stories written specially by today’s best writers. Brought to you by BBC Radio 4, home of the Modern Short Story.

    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - Maykopsky District, Adyghe Oblast by Richard Smyth

    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - Maykopsky District, Adyghe Oblast by Richard Smyth

    The fifth shortlisted story in this year's NSSA plus an interview with the writer

    • 34 min
    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - Toadstone by Danny Rhodes

    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - Toadstone by Danny Rhodes

    The fourth shortlisted story in this year's NSSA plus an interview with the writer

    • 33 min
    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - Night Train by Georgina Harding

    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - Night Train by Georgina Harding

    The third shortlisted story in this year's NSSA plus an interview with the writer

    • 32 min
    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - The Body Audit by Rory Gleeson

    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - The Body Audit by Rory Gleeson

    The second shortlisted story in this year's NSSA, plus an interview with Rory Gleeson

    • 35 min
    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - All the People Were Mean and Bad by Lucy Caldwell

    BBC National Short Story Award 2021 - All the People Were Mean and Bad by Lucy Caldwell

    The first shortlisted story in this year's NSSA plus an interview with the writer

    • 38 min
    BBC Young Writers' Award Showcase with Katie Thistleton

    BBC Young Writers' Award Showcase with Katie Thistleton

    A very special edition featuring all of the shortlisted stories announced for YWA 2021

    • 46 min

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