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David Walliams was on the show!

David Walliams was live in the studio with Chris to talk about writing at the climax of the launch week of our short story competition, 500 WORDS. Bank of cameras included!

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 - bbc.co.uk/radio2

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.

3 hours

Last on

Fri 4 Feb 2011 06:30

Music Played

  • Joe Walsh

    Life's Been Good

    • Driving Rock (Various Artists).
    • Global Records & Tapes.
  • The Script

    If You Ever Come Back

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Big Screen Belter

    • Sonny & Cher

      I Got You Babe

      • Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev.
      • Telstar.
  • Amy Macdonald

    This Pretty Face

    • (CD Single).
    • Mercury.
    • 1.
  • The Cure

    Boys Don't Cry

    • Staring At The Sea: The Singles.
    • Fiction.
  • Jackson Browne

    Doctor My Eyes

    • The Next Voice You Hear - Jackson Bro.
    • Elektra.
  • Lily Allen

    Smile

    • (CD Single).
    • Regal.
  • Beady Eye

    The Roller

    • (CD Single).
    • Beady Eye Records.
    • 1.
  • George Michael

    Outside

    • George Michael - Ladies & Gentlemen.
    • Epic.
  • Sugar Ray

    Every Morning

    • (CD Single).
    • Lava/Atlantic.
  • Golden Oldie

    • Amen Corner

      (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice

      • Sunny Afternoon - Sound Of The 60's,V.
      • Old Gold.
  • Marli Harwood

    It's Called A Heart

    • (CD Single).
    • Marli Records.
    • 10.
  • The Real Thing

    Can't Get By Without You

    • Time For Love (Various Artists).
    • Truetrax.
  • Plain White T’s

    Hey There Delilah

    • (CD Single).
    • Hollywood Records.
  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    The Candy Man

    • Hits Of 1971 & 1972 (Various Artists).
    • Polydor.
  • Morrissey

    First Of The Gang To Die

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • Elton John

    I Want Love

    • (CD Single).
    • Rocket.
  • Johnny Cash

    Folsom Prison Blues

    • Johnny Cash - Man In Black.
    • Columbia.
  • Pet Shop Boys

    Left To My Own Devices

    • Pet Shop Boys - Discography.
    • EMI.
  • Nancy Sinatra

    You Only Live Twice

    • The Best Of James Bond 30th Anniversa.
    • EMI.
  • The Beatles

    I've Got A Feeling

    • Let It Be.
    • Apple.
    • 8.
  • McAlmont & Butler

    Yes

    • Bridget Jones's Diary 2 (Various).
    • Mercury.
  • Imelda May

    Inside Out

    • (CD Single).
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Barbra Streisand

    Woman In Love

    • All Time Greatest Love Songs: Vol III.
    • Columbia.

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BBC Radio 2's story-writing competition for kids.