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Sarah Hall's Sudden Traveller is shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award 2018 with Cambridge University. Loss is followed by new life and new love. Rebekah Staton reads.

Today, Sudden Traveller by Sarah Hall is the second contender for the BBC National Short Story Award 2018 with Cambridge University. Profound loss is followed by new life and new love. Rebekah Staton reads

You can hear the five stories in contention for this major BBC award for a single short story each afternoon on BBC Radio 4 at 3.30 from Monday, 17th - Friday 21st September. To find out who will win this year's award listen to the award ceremony which will be broadcast live on Front Row from Cambridge University on Tuesday, 2nd October. This year's shortlist will be available as a podcast, to find out more go to the Radio 4 website or wherever you go for your podcasts.

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Role Contributor
Reader Rebekah Staton
Abridger Julian Wilkinson
Producer Elizabeth Allard

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