The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award Readings 2016

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Wednesday 20th April and Thursday 21st April 6pm-9:30pm
Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road

To celebrate the 2016 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the world’s richest and most prestigious prize for a single short story, Foyles Charing Cross Road is once again hosting two very special readings of the stories, on Wednesday 20 April and Thursday 21 April, courtesy of short story performance specialists WordTheatre.

A remarkable mix of award-winning novelists and international writers featuring on this year’s shortlist are:

“The Dacha” by Alix Christie
“The Human Phonograph” by Jonathan Tel
“The News of Her Death” by Petina Gappah
“The Phosphorescence” by Nicholas Ruddock
“Unbeschert” by Edith Pearlman
“What Time Is It Now, Where You Are?” By Colum McCann

The actors reading the stories on Wednesday 20 April are:
Gina Bellman (Leverage, Coupling) will read “The Dacha” by Alix Christie.
Tom Hollander (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Night Manager, The Jungle Book) will read “The Phosphorescence” by Nicholas Ruddock.
Juliet Stevenson (Bend It Like Beckham, Mona Lisa’s Smile) will read “Unbeschert” by Edith Pearlman.

The actors reading the stories on Thursday 21 April are:
Chipo Chung (Sunshine, Camelot, Fortitude) will read “The News of Her Death” by Petina Gappah.
Selina Lo (The Scorpion King 3, One Child) will read “The Human Phonograph” by Jonathan Tel.
David Soul (Starsky and Hutch, Magnum Force, Doctor Who) will read “What Time Is It Now, Where You Are?” By Colum McCann.

Tickets: £10/£8 (concessions). Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of wine.

Exclusive discounted tickets for Times+ members will go on sale at 11am on Friday 25th March. To book your tickets from this date please visit mytimesplus.co.uk

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