BBC National Short Story Award 2019 [Short Works]

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Eternity for Pinky and Mop20190909

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award, beginning with a tale of food and love by last year's winner Ingrid Persaud:

Mop comes home smelling of someone else's scent. Pinky thinks the way back to his heart is through lovely food. Then one day, someone turns up on the doorstep to influence events. But how?

Read by the author.

Producer Duncan Minshull

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award.

Original short works for radio.

Eternity for Pinky and Mop20190909

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award, beginning with a tale of food and love by last year's winner Ingrid Persaud:

Mop comes home smelling of someone else's scent. Pinky thinks the way back to his heart is through lovely food. Then one day, someone turns up on the doorstep to influence events. But how?

Read by the author.

Producer Duncan Minshull

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award.

Original short works for radio.

Her Face20190913

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award.

In Her Face by Elizabeth Day, a couple travel to a health spa in Mexico. She's a high flyer, he's unemployed, they are not getting on. Then one day they go hiking together.

Reader Kevin McNally

Producer Duncan Minshull

Elizabeth Day's tale takes us to a health spa in Mexico and a deadly ascent. Possibly...

Original short works for radio.

Her Face20190913

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award.

In Her Face by Elizabeth Day, a couple travel to a health spa in Mexico. She's a high flyer, he's unemployed, they are not getting on. Then one day they go hiking together.

Reader Kevin McNally

Producer Duncan Minshull

Elizabeth Day's tale takes us to a health spa in Mexico and a deadly ascent. Possibly...

Original short works for radio.

Liv by KJ Orr20190912

In Liv by KJ Orr, a father and daughter visit a foreign city and are waiting for someone.

Original short works for radio.

Liv by KJ Orr20190912

In Liv by KJ Orr, a father and daughter visit a foreign city and are waiting for someone.

Original short works for radio.

Open Day20190910

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award:

In Ben Markovits' tale we follow a day in the life of Helen as she accompanies her son Michael to an open day, dreading when he will leave the nest for university.

And.. who is Sadie?

Reader Claire Skinner

Producer Duncan Minshull

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award.

Original short works for radio.

Open Day20190910

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award:

In Ben Markovits' tale we follow a day in the life of Helen as she accompanies her son Michael to an open day, dreading when he will leave the nest for university.

And.. who is Sadie?

Reader Claire Skinner

Producer Duncan Minshull

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award.

Original short works for radio.

Pauzwang Syndrome20190911

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award

Original short works for radio.

Pauzwang Syndrome20190911

Five newly commissioned short stories to mark this year's BBC National Short Story Award

Original short works for radio.