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Matilda movie 1996: Danny DeVito, Mara Wilson and Rhea Perlman

Jodie Comer would be perfect for this key role in Netflix’s Matilda remake

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Kayleigh Dray
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    These 15 books taught us to have courage and be kind

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    Katherine Rundell on why Matilda would be battling to save the world from climate change

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    Recipe: How to make the chocolate cake from Roald Dahl’s Matilda

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Author Roald Dahl with wife Patricia Neal and children Lucy and Orphelia. 31st January 1968. Y1057. (Photo by Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
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How Roald Dahl’s grief paved the way for his brave female protagonists

When Roald Dahl lost his beloved daughter, the tone of his writing noticeably shifted.

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Why Roald Dahl’s Matilda is so relevant in today’s political climate

Elizabeth Day explores the parallels between Matilda Wormwood, Greta Thunberg and the young girls standing up to the political bullies of 2019.

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Megan Murray
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Roald Dahl: 13 brilliantly brave Matilda quotes to live your life by

These powerful quotes from Roald Dahl’s Matilda are guaranteed to light a fire in your belly.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Here’s what really goes on behind the scenes at one of London’s biggest musicals

We take a peek through the curtain with Matilda The Musical’s theatre director

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Forget Miss Trunchbull: in 2018, Matilda’s biggest nemesis is Donald Trump

A new statue shows Roald Dahl’s beloved bookworm standing up to the US president.

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Matilda’s Mara Wilson opens up about the dark side of child fame

“Who did they think they were, to talk about a preteen girl’s breasts?”

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Kayleigh Dray
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