Jason to read short story on BBC 4

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Jason to read short story on BBC 4

Post by kjshd05 » Fri Nov 27, 2009 4:28 pm

"The BBC's National Short Story Award, which celebrates the best of the contemporary British short story, is one of the most prestigious for a single short story with the winning author receiving £15,000 . . . . Five of the UK's top actors and actresses will read the shortlisted stories."

http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/24519

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainmen ... 382389.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00p1l9l

Jason will read on Dec 3 at 15:30 pm Episode 4
This year, for the first time, each story will be available as a free podcast available for download for two weeks from Monday 30 November.
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Post by Angel Tavington » Fri Nov 27, 2009 4:52 pm

Thanks Kj :woot



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Post by Hilary the Touched » Fri Nov 27, 2009 6:05 pm

Nice find, Kim!

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Post by PatsLass » Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:10 am

Thank you for the heads up on this one Kim :D

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Post by Roz » Sat Nov 28, 2009 10:14 am

Excellent! Thanks, Kim.

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Post by Gillian » Sat Nov 28, 2009 10:19 am

Oooh!! I DO hope it's a comedy. Jason does some of his best stuff when it's funny.

Here's hoping!

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Post by warriorprincess » Sat Nov 28, 2009 10:47 am

Thanks Kim............perhaps I should submit some of my short stoies?

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Post by Helen8 » Sat Nov 28, 2009 12:45 pm

I DO hope it's a comedy.

Looking at the titles, only "Hitting Trees with Sticks" sounds like it could be funny. We shall soon see . . . er, hear. :cool:

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Post by grannybear » Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:07 pm

Thanks, Thanks, Thanks

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Post by kjshd05 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:51 am

listening to it now...it's almost over...NO English Accent.... :shock:

ok, the story is about an American living in London...
Explains the american accent...LOL
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Post by thunder » Thu Dec 03, 2009 11:36 am

I thought I just missed it and was very annoyed at myself for that. But the podcast is here, and it can be dowloaded :yip :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/nssa

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:17 pm

Thanks Thunder--to my considerable surprise and pleasure, it works outside the UK as well!!

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Post by Helen8 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 1:20 pm

Which was his? They're only showing 4 titles, none of which is his. Help!

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Post by kjshd05 » Thu Dec 03, 2009 2:40 pm

#4 "Exchange Rates"

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Post by Angel Tavington » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:13 pm

it works outside the UK as well!!
Nice, I'll be able to listen to it!





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