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500 Words Final 2020

Zoe hosts a special show as she reveals the Bronze, Silver and Gold winners of the year's 500 Words short story writing competition! Plus there's special guests & fabulous readings

Zoe Ball hosts a special Breakfast show dedicated to 500 Words! Zoe will reveal this year's winners of the Bronze, Silver and Gold prizes for Radio 2's short story writing competition for children aged 5 to 13.

Now in its tenth year, the competition has reached over 1 million entries since it began in 2011.

Zoe's joined by our honorary judge Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall and Chris Evans for an exciting chat about this year's wonderful competition.

Plus she has a host of celebrity readers in store to bring our winner's stories to life! Including Joanna Lumley, David Walliams, Dua Lipa, Alfred Enoch, Mwaksy and Jodie Whittaker!

Joined by the usual team of Tina Daheley and Richie Anderson, she has the perfect way to wake up in the morning!

2 days left to listen

2 hours, 59 minutes

Last on

Fri 12 Jun 2020 06:30

Music Played

  • Black Eyed Peas

    I Gotta Feeling

    • (CD Single).
    • Interscope.
    • 4.
  • Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande

    Rain On Me

    • Chromatica.
    • Interscope Records.
  • Christopher Cross

    Ride Like The Wind

    • Christopher Cross.
    • Warner Bros.
  • The Cure

    Friday I'm In Love

    • True Brit (Various Artists).
    • Polygram Tv.
  • Buggles

    Video Killed The Radio Star

    • Our Friends Electric (Various Artist.
    • Telstar.
  • Girls Aloud

    The Promise

    • (CD Single).
    • Fascination.
    • 1.
  • OutKast

    Hey Ya!

    • Outkast - Speakerboxxx.
    • Arista.
  • Sister Sledge

    Lost In Music

    • Disco Inferno (Various Artists).
    • East West.
    • 9.
  • Jess Glynne

    Hold My Hand

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Toto

    Africa

    • The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ....
    • Columbia.
  • ABC

    The Look Of Love

    • And Then She Kissed Me Vol.1 (Various.
    • Debutante.
  • Jonas Brothers

    X (feat. Karol G)

    • (CD Single).
    • Republic Records.
  • James Brown

    I Got You (I Feel Good)

    • Hits Of ... 65 & 66 (Vol.1).
    • Polydor.
  • Kylie Minogue

    Can't Get You Out Of My Head

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
  • Harry Styles

    Watermelon Sugar

    • Fine Line.
    • Columbia.
  • ABBA

    Dancing Queen

    • Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition).
    • Polar.
    • 001.
  • Jessie Ware

    Save A Kiss

    • What's Your Pleasure?.
    • Virgin.
  • McFly

    All About You

    • (CD Single).
    • Universal.
  • The Beatles

    Blackbird

    • The Beatles.
    • Apple.
    • 11.
  • S Club 7

    Don't Stop Movin'

    • (CD Album Sampler).
    • Polydor.
  • Dua Lipa

    Physical

    • Future Nostalgia.
    • Warner Records.

Broadcast

  • Fri 12 Jun 2020 06:30

500 Words

500 Words

Get the latest on Radio 2's short story-writing competition for kids.