Roald Dahl

  • 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

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

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

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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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Donald Sturrock
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Life

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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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.

Mr and Mrs Wormwood and matilda in the Matilda movie
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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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Life

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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Kayleigh Dray
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Quiz: which feminist literary heroine are you?

Are you a Matilda Wormwood, a Hermione Granger, or someone else completely?

Careers

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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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Harry Potter fans, there's a Roald Dahl collaboration in the works

Are you ready for a magical Willy Wonka prequel?

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

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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Roald Dahl’s most beloved characters: where are they now?

From Matilda Wormwood to James Trotter, here's what came next for these Roald Dahl characters...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Roald Dahl cocktails are here and they're far from revolting

We’ve got a recipe for Willy Wonka’s Choco’mallow Martini…

Food

Now you can go for a disgusting dinner at Mr and Mrs Twit's house

Calling all Roald Dahl fans: your childhood awaits in the form of bird pie

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Amy Swales
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