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David Walliams was on the show!

David Walliams was live in the studio with Chris and the team to talk about writing as the climax of the launch week of our short story competition, 500 WORDS.

Our bank of cameras, which has now become the most famous bank of cameras in the universe, were also set up and to catch highlights, log onto the BBC Radio 2 website -

You may not know it but David Walliams is not just a pretty face and award-wining comedian. He's also the author of three rather good books for children, The Boy in the Dress, My Stink and Billionaire Boy. David talked about his inspiration, his favourite books and gave some top tips to all you budding young writers out there.

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3 hours

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Fri 4 Feb 2011 06:30

500 Words 2018

500 Words 2018

Let your imagination run wild with BBC Radio 2's story-writing competition for kids.