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Benedict Cumberbatch will lead the cast of this star-studded Roald Dahl film adaptation

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Timothée Chalamet as the new Willy Wonka? The internet isn’t convinced

“I don’t want me to see a story about a young Willy Wonka”

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Hollie Richardson
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Keeley Hawes and Sam Heughan star in the new Roald Dahl biopic

Just in time for the weekend.

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Hollie Richardson
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Emma Thompson will play Miss Trunchbull in Netflix's Matilda.
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Emma Thompson to play this iconic role in Netflix’s Matilda remake

From Nanny McPhee to iconic Roald Dahl character.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Dawn French as Beatrix Potter.
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Take a first look at Dawn French as this beloved children’s author

For anyone in need of a wholesome watch this Christmas.

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Hollie Richardson
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The Witches reboot is coming to our TV screens this Halloween

Roald Dahl fans, prepare to be terrified all over again...

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

The writer and actor brings Road Dahl’s beloved book to life

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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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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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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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Lucy Mangan
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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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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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