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The six shortlisted stories for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the largest Award for a single short story in the world, were brought to life on April 5, 6 and 7 at the Oxford Literary Festival. The winner was announced on Friday April 8, 2011.

Tuesday, April 5:

  • Bhasker Patel (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom) performing “The Fluorescent Jacket” by Roshi Fernando
  • Juliet Stevenson (Truly Madly Deeply) performing “The Family Whistle” by Gerard Woodward
Wednesday, April 6:

  • Lucy Sheen (Secrets & Lies) performing “The Science of Flight” by Yiyun Li
  • Ben Miller (Primeval) performing “East Coast – West Coast” by Will Cohu
Thursday, April 7:

  • Damian Lewis (Life) performing “The Deep” by Anthony Doerr
  • Harriet Walter (Babel) performing “Comma” by Hilary Mantel

Produced and Directed by Cedering Fox.

This series of events were presented in association with The Sunday Times Magazine. Sponsored by EFG. For full details on The Oxford Literary Festival, please visit www.oxfordliteraryfestival.com