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500 Words’ Bedtime Stories

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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.

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

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United Kingdom

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BBC

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The 500 Words Final

6/19/2020
Some listeners might find the themes covered upsetting. 500 Words is back for its 10th competition and that means the podcast is too. In this final episode Dick and Dom find themselves at the VIP Zoom Party and share this year’s winning stories from 2020's 500 Words Competition. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with our wonderful Celebrity readers. The Bronze Winner aged 5-9 was ‘Roary and The Giant Bloomers’ read by...

Duration:00:30:04

You Can Count On Your Friends

6/11/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom make a journey to the seaside, sharing more stories written by YOU, along the way. So, whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading ' - 'A Night With the Stars', 'Spies in Dairy', 'The Crab and the Lantern Fish', 'The Chosen One', 'The Family Prime Minister', 'Cloak and Haddock',...

Duration:00:39:44

Happy Endings

6/5/2020
500 Words is back for its 10th competition and that means the podcast is too. In this episode the Diddies find themselves stuck In a video game and Dick and Dom fight dragons to find the golden chalice and help rescue those dynamic Diddies . They also share some of the finalist stories from 2020's 500 Words Competition written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with some fabulous actors reading ‘The Countdown’ ‘The...

Duration:00:37:31

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work!

5/29/2020
500 Words is back for it's 10th competition and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick and Dom head to Spy Camp and have been sent on a secret mission to deliver some of the finalist stories from 2020's 500 Words Competition, written by YOU. Listen out for BBC Radio 2's Breakfast show travel guru Richie Anderson who stopped by to read a story. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with some fabulous actors...

Duration:00:36:30

What Adventures Will You Go On Today?

5/22/2020
Dick & Dom take on Earth's highest mountain above sea level. From a biscuit-loving Goose to a slinky that saves it all, how will they fare? Hopefully some of this week's stories written by YOU will help them on their quest! So, whether it's bedtime listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Mars Theory', 'The Super Kangaroos', 'An Astro Adventure', 'The Fisherman's Tale', 'The Dings and the Dongs', 'The...

Duration:00:36:53

It’s Up To You How Far You’ll Go. If You Don’t Try, You’ll Never Know!

5/15/2020
500 Words is back for it's 10th competition and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dom plans a Balloon ride , Dick isn't so keen but those diddies get involved and they all learn that it's up to you how far you go, if you don't try you'll never know. They also share some of the finalist stories from 2020's 500 Words Competition written by YOU. Listen out for BBC Asian Networks Harpz Kaur who stops by to read a story. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration,...

Duration:00:40:48

With a Little Determination...

5/8/2020
500 Words is back for it's 10th competition and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick helps Dom audition for the circus and they learn you can do anything with a little bit of determination. They also share some of the finalist stories from 2020's 500 Words Competition written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with some fabulous actors reading 'The Day Football Saved the World!!!', 'The Boy who Came...

Duration:00:39:19

And The Winner is.......

5/1/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom introduce some of the top stories from past years, written by YOU. Each story won a shiny Gold medal. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'Lost Underground', 'All The Time in the World ' It’s a Wide World'' Fight for Life' 'e-courtroom.com' 'Poor Pig’s Revenge' 'Mr BB...

Duration:00:34:23

Wiley Words and Pesky Punctuation

4/24/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are delayed by a clever riddle by those pesky diddies, while they share more stories written by YOU. However, Dick and Dom strike back with a clever riddle of their own. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'Speaking With No Words','My Dysgraphic Word Zoo', 'The Word That...

Duration:00:21:19

Mighty Misfits

4/17/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom have a ten headed monster problem while they share more stories written by YOU. Also look out for Diddy Dick & Dom who swoop in to save the day. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Boy Who Wished to be a Girl','The Day the Door Opened', 'Hamish the Tap Dancing...

Duration:00:28:24

Fairytales and Fantasy

4/10/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are off to the land of fairytales and fantasy while they share more stories written by YOU. There's an ancient beast, talking pigs and please note - No Bagpipes were harmed in the making of this podcast. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Ball and the Beast','Snow...

Duration:00:25:43

Magical Tales

4/3/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for its 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are given a magic wand which grants 3 wishes but those dastardly Diddies burst in and take over. But at least they remember to share some more magical stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'Fragile Freya’ ‘Orion Goes On Holiday’ ‘My Brother is...

Duration:00:26:02

A Taste Of Freedom

3/27/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Diddy Dick & Diddy Dom have been stuck inside a box while they share more stories written by YOU. Also look out for Dick & Dom who swoop into help. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'A Life Sentence','Left', 'What Am I?', 'The Terrible Claw', and 'Reality'. Find out more about...

Duration:00:24:39

Technology

3/20/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are pushed into a cupboard by the pesky Diddies Dick and Dom and a Robotic cleaner goes on the rampage while they share more stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'Kindness Never Dies ,'An App Story', 'The Sleeping Beauty', AI, and The Messenger Of...

Duration:00:23:46

All The Colours

3/13/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are trying to restore all the colours to world, while they share some coloured themed stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Colour of Temper', 'Blue Cool', 'Cameron the Chameleon', 'Monochrome' and 'The Colour of Life'. Find out more about 500...

Duration:00:24:01

Our Natural World

3/6/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are lost in a jungle and get by with a little help from new friends, while they share more stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Supermarket Scamp' ,'The Day My Pet Saved The World', Why Did the Chicken..., 'Ego or Eco, 'Just Three Words ' and...

Duration:00:28:23

Heaps Of Heroism

2/28/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are kicking back and relaxing with a good book, while they share more stories written by YOU. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, you can also sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'When the Soldiers Came', 'Hollywood's End', 'Clot and the Antibody Army, 'The Rainbow Alien' and 'A Walk in the Park'. Find out...

Duration:00:22:23

The Big Smoke

2/21/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are putting together a giant marble run while they share more stories written by YOU. Also look out for Diddy Dick & Dom who swoop into help. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Spirit of the Globe','Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red', 'The London Underground', 'The...

Duration:00:25:13

Better Together

2/14/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick & Dom are putting together a giant marble run while they share more stories written by YOU. Also look out for Diddy Dick & Dom who swoop into help. So whether it’s bed-time listening or some writing inspiration, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with the BBC Radio Drama Company reading 'The Old Guitarist', 'Tyrannos-oral-hygiene', 'Something's Scon Wrong', 'The Great British...

Duration:00:26:15

Other Worlds

2/7/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick and Dom head to the EPIC Space Centre to share some 'other worldly' 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 'Empty Space', “Hey Botty, Stop', 'Just Another', 'A World Away', '2052' and 'A Stellar Job'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:28:44