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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.

Location:

United Kingdom

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BBC

Description:

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

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

The Memory Palace

1/31/2020
In this episode Dick & Dom receive an invite to the memory palace from Diddy Dick & Dom 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 'Grandpa’s Ballet Shoes', 'Memories of Summer', 'The Forgotten Post Box', 'The Trinket Box' , 'Ghost’s Can’t Dance' and 'Forget-Me-Not'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:25:24

The Force of Fate

1/24/2020
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.

Duration:00:27:47

500 Words Returns with a Gaggle of Giggles

1/17/2020
The 500 Words Competition is back for it's 10th year and that means the podcast is too. In this episode Dick and Dom 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...

Duration:00:22:58

Ever So Eclectic

6/7/2019
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.

Duration:00:16:20

Wild and Wacky

5/31/2019
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.

Duration:00:21:37

Spectacular Outer-Space

5/24/2019
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.

Duration:00:21:34

Teary Tales

5/17/2019
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.

Duration:00:19:59

Perfect Poems

5/10/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom share an amazing array of artsy stories and poems 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 ‘A Poor Old Mouse’, ‘If This If That’, ‘Handman’, ‘ Winter is….’ and ‘What Being Welsh Means to me’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:12:49

Sensational Self-confidence!

5/3/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom are skateboarding, whilst sharing a collection of confident stories written by YOU, to make sure that you don’t stop believing! 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 ‘Tiger in My Tummy’, ‘The Everyday Noises’, ‘A Dog’s Life’, and ‘Bob And The Banana’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:19:49

Magical Mayhem!

4/26/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom share a handful of mystical tales 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 ‘Wishes’, ‘Twinkle’s Friends Save Her Sparkle’, ‘A Wolf’s Tale’, ‘Lucy the Mermaid Hero’ and ‘Jungle the Adventure’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:20:50

Jolly Jokes!

4/19/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom share some silly wisecracks to get you giggling and to celebrate some funny 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 Funny Onion’, ‘The Extremely Fat Cat’, ‘The Three Little Pigs: The True Story’, ‘A Chicken Story’ and ‘Story about a Beastly Teacher’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:21:18

Marvelous Mates

4/12/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom celebrate their 'friendaversary' to celebrate some friendship 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 Whale and the Troll’ , ‘All of a Flutter’,‘The Octopus who Wanted to Play’, ‘Harry the Lonely Polar Bear’, ‘One by One’ and ‘The Goblin who Learnt to be Nice’. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:22:25

Super Spooky!

4/5/2019
In this week’s episode, Dick and Dom are off to a haunted house to present some of the oh-so spooky 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 Doll House’, ‘The Words of Truth’, ‘Lock Your Door’, ‘The Marsh House’, and ‘Hardstone Sparkbush and The Life of a Photo’. To find out more about 500 Words visit bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:24:44

Fabulous Families

3/29/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom have an evening at the fairground to present some lovely nearest and dearest stories YOU wrote last year. 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 Adventure Diary', 'Visiting Hours in Heaven', 'My Brother is a Shape-shifter', 'Olivia Chambers’ Adventure', 'A Reunion'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:22:37

Learning Lessons!

3/22/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom learn some lessons of their own in the park and present some teaching moment stories YOU wrote last year. 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 Loved Lollipops', 'Penelope the Poodle Who’s Tail Would Not Wag', 'The Great Minecraft Tree', 'Never Judge a Polar Bear by its Growl', and 'The Dove with No Love'. Find out more about 500 Words at...

Duration:00:17:54

Repulsive Rubbish!

3/15/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom are off on a camping trip to present some plastic, rubbish and recycling stories YOU wrote last year. 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 Blossom Swan', 'Don’t Drop Litter', 'A Rubbish Story', 'Bob and the Plastic Pirates', 'Save the World – Turn Down the Heating!' and 'Fin and the McWasters'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:21:46

Gruesome Greens!

3/8/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom head to the groceries aisle of the supermarket to present some vegetable stories YOU wrote last year. 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 Gods of Olympus and the Unwanted Vegetables', 'Meat vs Veg – The War Begins', 'Mrs Turnip' and 'Sad Sprout'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:17:52

Pesky Pets!

3/1/2019
In this episode, Dick and Dom take a trip to an animal shelter to present some playful pet stories YOU wrote last year. 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 Lost Pug', 'Popkin', 'Norman of the Nile', 'Marley's Marvellous Muddy Adventure ' and 'A Tortoise's Dream Come True'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

Duration:00:20:46