Listen to the winners of Chris Evans' 500 Words competition

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30 May 2014
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imports_WRI_0-cofgq7po-100000_16554.jpg Listen to the winners of Chris Evans' 500 Words competition
Nearly 120,000 entries were received for the children's writing contest, with the winners announced at the Hay Festival this morning ...
Nearly 120,000 entries were received for the children's writing contest, with the winners announced at the Hay Festival this morning
There were gold, silver and bronze winners in each of the BBC Radio 2 500 Words 2014 competition's two categories: 9 and under and 10-13 years old.
The winners' stories, read by celebrities including Hugh Bonneville and Benedict Cumberbatch live from the Hay Festival on Chris Evans' show this morning, can be heard on the BBC website.
The winning entries are:
9 and under:
Gold winner: Lost Underground, Daniel Martlew (read by Hugh Bonneville)
Silver winner: No Ideas George, Robert Jordan (read by Robert Jordan)
Bronze winner: Should Be's, Juliet Lea (read by Benedict Cumberbatch)
• 10-13 years old:
Gold winner: All the Time in the World, Susannah Ames (read by Paloma Faith)
Silver winner: Diary of a Minotaur, Nicholas Lockhart (read by Dick'n'Dom)
Bronze winner: Albert Onions and Me, Owen Storer (read by Barney Harwood)
Well done to all the winners, and everyone who entered!



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