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Guidelines for Measures to Cope with Disgraceful and Other Events

By Richard Beard. Readings of the stories short-listed for this year's BBC National Short Story Award, which has attracted more than 600 submissions and includes entries by some of the biggest names in British fiction. The stories are read by a selection of the nation's leading acting talent.

30 minutes

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Mon 7 Jul 2008 15:30

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Celebrating the short story

Celebrating the short story

BBC Arts celebrates the short story with a selection of treats from the archive