We've worked with a lot of excellent folk over the years, and you'll find some of our favourite collaborations listed here. Click below to be whisked to the videos and stories we read for and with them ...
BBC Radio 4:
In early 2015, three stories from Liars' Leagues in three cities (London, New York and Hong Kong) were recorded and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. They were Joshan Esfandiari Martin's The Wallet, Peng Shepherd's The Last Curse and Vito Racanelli's Do Days. Check them out by clicking this link.
The National Gallery:
In July 2016 we ran a competition in partnership with the National Gallery for stories inspired by paintings in the Gallery. The five winners were performed at their summer Inspiration Late event.
Over the years we've read many a story at Granta's issue launch events: a couple of the best are Ben Crystal's reading of Helen Simpson's Night Thoughts from Issue 115, The F(eminism) Word, and Steve Wedd reading Phil Klay's Redeployment from Granta 116: Ten Years Later.
Sevenoaks Literary Festival:
We were asked to pick five of our absolute favourite stories to perform at Sevenoaks Literary Festival in October 2015, and so we got on a train and gave our all to pieces by Xanthi Barker, Jonathan Pinnock, Rob Passmore, James Smyth and Uschi Gatward (2015 winner of the Wasafiri New Writing Prize for Fiction). Watch them here.
We've wandered into the Wilderness a couple of times to read in their Literature tent, and it's always been an absolute blast. We've performed stories about zombie porn, tripping castaways, first love and more. Check out the videos from some of our festival readings here.
European Literature Night:
Our Near & Far event in June 2015 was supported by European Literature Night, coordinated by the Czech Centre, and featured brand new translations of work by brilliant authors from Poland, Germany, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Lithuania. Read and watch the extracts here.
The Willesden Herald Short Story Competition:
The tireless Steve Moran (left) got us in to read some of the winning stories from this prestigious international short fiction competition in 2011, and we've been back most years since. Browse the videos here.
Writers' & Artists' Yearbook:
In 2013 the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook, which runs an annual short story competition, enlisted us to bring their prizewinning stories to life at their awards event. The competition was judged by LL alumna Tania Hershman, and you can see which stories she picked read by our actors here.
CATS (Cure and Action for Tay-Sachs Foundation) is a charity for terminally ill children which is close to the heart of LL alumna (and story contributor) Rosalind Stopps. So in July 2015 we did a special one-off charity event with them, on a Parent & Child theme. Read and watch the stories here.