STOR14S

Yahoo! UK

STOR14S is a podcast featuring short stories for children, all submitted by the general public as part of a Yahoo writing competition held during the 2020 Coronavirus Lockdown. If you enjoy this series, please consider donating $5 or £5 to the work of GEANCO at https://www.geanco.org – an organisation working to provide essential health service in Nigeria, and prevent the spread of the COVID-19. 

Coming soon: Yahoo's STOR14S – short fiction for children
Trailer 35 sec

All Episodes

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Lonnie Chavis reads us a short story written by Sharon Butters: Dragons Like Shiny Things. The story of an annual coming of age quest for the youngsters of a small village, to steal gold from a Dragon's nest. And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Zoe Saldana reads us a short story written by Cathryn Norris: The Runaways. The story of a sheepdog's quest to save a struggling teacher control her class.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Sam Adegoke reads us a short story written by Monika Nagy: Being Mean. The story of two unassuming Goblin friends and their adventure together.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Thandie Newton reads us a short story written by Taylor Friedlander: Magic Squirrels. The story of a small dog who finds himself in a tricky situation with a 'magical' squirrel...And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Kobna Holdbrook-Smith reads us a short story written by Steven Kent: Polly Tumpkin's Pumpkin. The story of a young girl called Polly and her bid to win a Pumpkin growing contest in her small village.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Edi Gathegi reads us a short story written by Angela Young: Flying Colours. The story of how the African Starlings went on a treacherous mission got achieve their amazing colours.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Rachel Brosnahan reads us a short story written by Lewis Grant: The Dog that would be a Prince. A dog is taken into a local vets after being found in an abandoned house during a thunder storm.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Chiwetel Ejiofor reads us a short story written by Dee McLellan: Matty Hides in Midgeton. A young boy moves to the coast from London during a pandemic and discovers a secret tunnel leading to mysterious location!And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor reads us a short story written by Dee McLellan: Matty Hides in Midgeton, where a young boy discovers a secret doorway that leads him to an incredible journey.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Aldis Hodge reads us a short story written by Grant Dudson: The Sunshine Cake. A young boy stumbles across a mystical man at the local coffee shop who transforms his world with a 'Sunshine Cake'.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor, comedian and podcaster Russell Brand reads us a short story written by Mark Cowling: Aaaaargh! There's a Monster in my School! Where a monster called Boris has his first day at his new school full of other monsters AND humans.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

14 min

In the latest episode of STOR14S, actor Megalyn Echikunwoke reads us a short story written by Kay Snow: The Diary of Primrose Goldie Gold. Goldie tells her diary all about an adventure in the puddle portals with a magical little friend.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2020

14 min

In the third episode of STOR14S, Hollywood star Jeff Daniels reads us a short story written by Eleanor Launchbury: Mr Oviarty's Mysterious Bookshop. A young girl stumbles across an unusual bookshop in a mysterious part of town that she's never visited before...And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2020

14 min

In the second episode of STOR14S, actor David Oyelowo reads us a short story written by Mike Jituboh: The Emperor's Daughter. Where a mighty emperor takes on the task of choosing his daughter Kevi her husband, along the way he encouraged by Kevi to think differently about his decision.And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed t.o developing and helping African communities.To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2020

14 min 54 sec

In the very first episode of STOR14S, award-winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch reads us a short story written by Chantal Jackson-Barchan: Jack's Dream. Hear all the extraordinary conversations that unfold after Jack helps a bee in his garden!And remember, you can help us fight COVID-19 in Africa by donating $5 or £5 to GEANCO, a wonderful charity committed to developing and helping African communities. To donate, visit: https://www.geanco.org/coronavirus/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2020

14 min

Join us on Thursday June 18 for the launch of STOR14S: a podcast made up short stories for children, submitted by Yahoo readers during lockdown, and narrated by celebrities including Benedict Cumberbatch, David Oyelowo, Chiwetel Ejiofor and more.And if you enjoy this series, please consider donating £5 or $5 to the work of GEANCO at https://www.geanco.org – an organisation working to provide essential health service in Nigeria, and prevent the spread of the COVID-19.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2020

2 min 58 sec

STOR14S is a podcast featuring short stories for children, all submitted by the general public as part of a Yahoo writing competition held during the 2020 Coronavirus Lockdown. If you enjoy this series, please consider donating £5 to the work of GEANCO at https://www.geanco.org – an organisation working to provide essential health service in Nigeria, and prevent the spread of the COVID-19.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 2020

35 sec