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A Word From Our Children's Laureate

Chris Riddell is not only the award-winning author of the bestselling 'Goth Girl', he's also the Children's Laureate, which means he's a bit of a whizz at writing. He's sketched out some of his top tips just for 500 Words.

Chris Riddell also created these cracking sketches during the 2016 500 Words Final at The Globe Theatre...

Chris Evans' attempt at dad dancing on the Shakespearean stage.

A strong-shouldered security guard.

Celebrity reader Julie Walters stepping up to the mic to entertain the audience with a winning story.

An Elizabethan compère conducting the crowd.

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