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  • Timothée Chalamet
    Film

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

  • Sam Heughan and Keeley Hawes in To Olivia
    Life

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

  • Emma Thompson will play Miss Trunchbull in Netflix's Matilda.
    People

    Emma Thompson to play this iconic role in Netflix’s Matilda remake

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Books

15 inspiring books that taught us to have courage and be kind

In these uncertain times, curl up with a read that renews the spirit of hope.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Dawn French as Beatrix Potter.
Entertainment

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 on HBO Max
Film

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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Kayleigh Dray
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People

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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Helen Bownass
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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."

Roald Dahl's Matilda
Books

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

It all started with a newt…

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Meena Alexander
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Books

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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Stylist Team
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Matilda chocolate cake
Life

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

Make like Bruce Bogtrotter and get stuck in.

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Stylist Team
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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)
Books

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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Books

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
Books

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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Books

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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Books

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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Books

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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Books

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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There’s a job that will pay you to eat chocolate

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

Books

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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