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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.

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.
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United Kingdom

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BBC

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Road to True Love by Niall Williams.

8/10/2018
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The story of a car crash. Read by Dermot Crowley. Produced by Michael Shannon.

Duration:00:13:50

Chuma by Lesley Nneka Arimah

7/27/2018
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Something precious is lost. Read by Ony Uhiara. Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Duration:00:14:15

The Volunteer by Anthony Anaxagorou

7/13/2018
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A young man goes to volunteer with a refugee rescue mission. Read by the author.

Duration:00:14:30

Relic by Jess Kidd

7/6/2018
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A story not what it seems. Read by Tadhg Murphy.

Duration:00:14:33

Craters by Chris Power

6/29/2018
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Two Australian journalists find themselves out of their depth. Read by Lucy Rose-Leaonard

Duration:00:14:20

On the Beach by David Park. Read by Sean McGinley.

6/22/2018
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A man just realises how little he knows about his ailing father.

Duration:00:16:12

The Liquid You by Ben Norris

6/15/2018
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What becomes of a place once you leave it and move on? Read by Ben Norris.

Duration:00:14:24

We're having a break

4/10/2018
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Short Story will return in a few weeks with more stories to intrigue and delight you

Duration:00:00:19

Clearing the Bones by Celeste Ng

3/23/2018
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A woman questions her younger sister's romantic choice. Read by Laurel Lefkow

Duration:00:14:12

The Boundary by Jhumpa Lahiri

3/16/2018
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A teenager asks why her life is so different to the other visitors. Read by Deeivya Meir

Duration:00:14:24

William Trevor, Master of the Short Story

3/2/2018
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Special edition looking back on the immense talent of short story writer William Trevor

Duration:00:15:13

Neighbours of Zero by Peter Bradshaw

11/17/2017
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The perils of the betting shop are comically revealed. Read by Daniel Mays.

Duration:00:13:56

Long Distance by David Szalay

11/10/2017
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Paul Hilton reads Long Distance by David Szalay

Duration:00:14:19

Man Booker Prize 2017 Winner George Saunders

10/18/2017
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A special archive podcast featuring George Saunders on what makes a great short story

Duration:00:19:18

Welcome to Short Story

9/11/2017
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Welcome to this new BBC podcast. The first episode will be published within seven days.

Duration:00:01:42