500 Words Bedtime Stories

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Synopsis

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

Episodes

  • The 500 Words Final

    The 500 Words Final

    19/06/2020 Duration: 30min

    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 Jodie Whittaker , the 10-13 age group winner was ‘Shoo! ‘ Read by Alfred Enoch. In the Silver Category the 5 to 9 age group winner was ‘The Old Rabbit’ read by Joanna Lumley and the 10 to 13 age group was ‘For the Last Time’ read by Mwaksy Mudenda. The Gold Winners age category 5 to 9 was ‘The Winning Goal’ read by Dua Lipa and the 10 to 13 winner was ‘Diary of a Five Pound Note’ read by David Walliams.

  • You Can Count On Your Friends

    You Can Count On Your Friends

    11/06/2020 Duration: 39min

    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', 'The Silent Library', 'My First Crush', 'The Odd Sock', and 'Screen Time'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Happy Endings

    Happy Endings

    05/06/2020 Duration: 37min

    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 Talk’ ‘Don't Bring a Lion to School’ ‘The Boy With a Wobbly Tooth’ ‘Grandma's Worst Hobby’ ‘Mischief and Mayhem at the Menacing Zoo’ ‘ The Grocery Shop Breakout ‘ ‘The Gnomes of Sherbet Springs ‘ and ‘The Rise of the Phoenix’ and listen out for a special guest reading by Radio 2’s very own Vanessa Feltz .

  • Teamwork Makes The Dream Work!

    Teamwork Makes The Dream Work!

    29/05/2020 Duration: 36min

    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 reading 'Charlie the Hero Dog' 'Chippy Tom and the Gulls of Gloucester' 'Roary and the Giant Bloomers' 'The Bus Driver Who Turned To Crime' 'The Colourful Comedian' 'The First Ever Chocolate Milk' 'Mr Nosey Parker’s Zoo for Nosey Animals' 'Cats-By a Dog's (maybe) perspective' and 'Harry Snotter'

  • What Adventures Will You Go On Today?

    What Adventures Will You Go On Today?

    22/05/2020 Duration: 36min

    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 Picture', 'Sharing the Sky', 'Timmy Spider and the Golden Scroll', and 'The Game of Life'.

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

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

    15/05/2020 Duration: 40min

    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, sit back and let Dick & Dom take it away with some fabulous actors reading 'Anything is possible' 'The Bird Feeder ' 'Wizard Bob’s brilliant idea' 'Sam and Alf ' 'The diary of a £5 note' 'Night Knight!' 'Pirate Pilates' 'The Curse of Pageton Manor' and 'The Beautiful Game'.

  • With a Little Determination...

    With a Little Determination...

    08/05/2020 Duration: 38min

    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 by Boat', 'Over the Gate', 'The Winning Goal', 'All Creatures Need to Get Out of Here', 'Will I Get Out?', 'Shoo!', The Old Rabbit', The Pain from the Rain' and 'For the Last Time'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • And The Winner is.......

    And The Winner is.......

    01/05/2020 Duration: 34min

    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 Wolf ' 'The Kindest of Strangers''The Poo Fairy'' Dancing on the Streets' Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Wiley Words and Pesky Punctuation

    Wiley Words and Pesky Punctuation

    24/04/2020 Duration: 21min

    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 Wouldn't Come Out', 'The Full Stop That Wanted To Be Different', 'Alone', and '500 Words To Literary Hell'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Mighty Misfits

    Mighty Misfits

    17/04/2020 Duration: 28min

    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 Sheep', Sedwick and the Unicorn', 'The Problem With Being Invisible', and 'The Knight That Loved To Knit'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Fairytales and Fantasy

    Fairytales and Fantasy

    10/04/2020 Duration: 25min

    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 Blood Window Frame', 'The Three Little Pigs and What Wolf', 'The Office Party', 'Dresses By Drizella' and 'Is This The Real Life, Or is This Just Fantasy'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Magical Tales

    Magical Tales

    03/04/2020 Duration: 25min

    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 magical’ ‘The Dream’ ‘My Time again’ and ‘The Cloud Faerie’ Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words

  • A Taste Of Freedom

    A Taste Of Freedom

    27/03/2020 Duration: 24min

    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 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Technology

    Technology

    20/03/2020 Duration: 23min

    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 The Gods'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • All The Colours

    All The Colours

    13/03/2020 Duration: 23min

    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 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Our Natural World

    Our Natural World

    06/03/2020 Duration: 27min

    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 'Trouble in Hufflefuffle'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Heaps Of Heroism

    Heaps Of Heroism

    28/02/2020 Duration: 22min

    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 more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • The Big Smoke

    The Big Smoke

    21/02/2020 Duration: 25min

    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 Day London Stopped Working', 'Alone', and 'Toxin on the Tube'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Better Together

    Better Together

    14/02/2020 Duration: 26min

    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 Marble Run', 'Bamboo Magic' and 'Mind the Gap'. Find out more about 500 Words at bbc.co.uk/500Words.

  • Other Worlds

    Other Worlds

    07/02/2020 Duration: 28min

    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.

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