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The Witches on HBO Max

The Witches reboot is coming to our TV screens this Halloween

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    Dawn French plays a beloved children’s author in this wholesome new film

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    Exclusive: Mindy Kaling joins the all-star cast reading James and the Giant Peach

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

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Quiz: which feminist literary heroine are you?

Are you a Matilda Wormwood, a Hermione Granger, or someone else completely? Take our quiz to find out.

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Outlander’s Sam Heughan will star in a biopic about Roald Dahl

Hugh Bonneville will play Dahl, while Keeley Hawes will take on the role of Patricia Neal.

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These 15 books taught us to have courage and be kind

After a divisive general election, curl up with a read that instills hope and restores faith.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Matilda by Roald Dahl - special edition with foreword by Katherine Rundell.
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Katherine Rundell on why Matilda would be battling to save the world from climate change

"Now that Matilda is in her 30s, I think she would be even more enormously in love with the world than she was as a girl."

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“How Roald Dahl’s Matilda taught me everything I know about friendship”

It all started with a newt…

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What it really takes to become a writer, according to Roald Dahl

Ever dreamed of becoming an author? Look this way...

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

Make like Bruce Bogtrotter and get stuck in.

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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 fans, we’ve been pronouncing his name wrong all this time

Dahl continues to surprise us, even now...

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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In praise of Matilda, Roald Dahl’s most inspiring heroine

The genius five-year-old just lost out to Harry Potter as most inspirational children's book character, and we think it's an outrage

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The Witches: Anne Hathaway has been cast in the remake

Prepare to be terrified all over again.

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Susan Devaney
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Why Roald Dahl fans are obsessed with this Charlie and the Chocolate Factory artwork

It's going viral for a very important reason.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Nineties kids, several incredible Roald Dahl remakes are coming to Netflix

The Twits, Matilda and The BFG (to name but a few)

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Susan Devaney
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Roald Dahl’s Tales of the Unexpected: everything we know about the TV reboot

The author’s most twisted story collection is making its way back to our screens.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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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Moya Crockett
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There’s a job that will pay you to eat chocolate

Here’s to the ones who dream (of chocolate)…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kristen Stewart exposes glaring plot hole in beloved Roald Dahl book

You’ll never look at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the same way again…

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Roald Dahl and Bake Off collide to make 5 amazing recipes

Forget Bake Off – it’s time for Quentin Blake-Off

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