BBC National Short Story Award - The Shortlist

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0120091130

The first of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Read by Miriam Margolyes

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

The first of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

0120091130

The first of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Read by Miriam Margolyes

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

The first of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

0220091201

Penelope Wilton reads the second of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

Penelope Wilton reads the second of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

0220091201

Penelope Wilton reads the second of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

Penelope Wilton reads the second of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

0320091202

Hannah Gordon reads the third of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

Hannah Gordon reads the third of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

0320091202

Hannah Gordon reads the third of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

Hannah Gordon reads the third of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

0420091203

The fourth of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Read by Jason Isaacs

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

The fourth of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

0420091203

The fourth of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Read by Jason Isaacs

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

The fourth of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

05 LAST*20091204

The last of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Read by Julia Mckenzie

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

The last of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.

05 LAST*20091204

The last of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize, chosen from over 680 entries from published writers.

Read by Julia Mckenzie

Written by an exciting mix of well known and newer writers, the stories range from the contemporary to the fantastical, and from the funny to the intensely moving.

They reflect the very best in short story writing in Britain today, and are read by some of the nation's best-known actors.

The last of five shortlisted stories for the annual prize.