Blog: 2014

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Craige Els joins Matilda

21st July 2014

Matilda The Musical's Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly introduce Craige Els, who plays Miss Trunchbull from September 2014

Dahlicious Dress Up Day is coming!

18th July 2014

Don’t be alarmed when schools are overrun with Oompa-Loompas and Willy Wonkas in the biggest ever Roald Dahl dressing up day for charity.

The Roald Dahl Festival, Aylesbury

15th July 2014

On 5 July, Willy Wonka and some giant sweets paraded through Aylesbury town. Artist Holly T Burrows describes the lead up to the big day.

Charlie quotes, part two

14th July 2014

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turns 50 this year - so here are another two of our favourite quotes from this much-loved story

UK release date for The BFG film

11th July 2014

Entertainment One to bring Britain's favourite giant back when Roald Dahl's The BFG comes to the big screen on July 22, 2016

Celebrating 50 years: July

8th July 2014

The 50th anniversary celebrations continue for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this July with Willy Wonka's Just Desserts and more...

Just Desserts with Cupcake Jemma

4th July 2014

Cupcake Jemma gives us a taster of her Willy Wonka-inspired Just Desserts recipe - and it's blueberry flavoured...

Oompa-Loompas take over London

29th June 2014

The first ever Singalonga Willy Wonka shows London a phizz-whizzing time and raises funds for seriously ill children

The Chocolate River turns to syrup

28th June 2014

In our second guest blog from Oompa-Loompa Rusty Goffe, he shares his memories of filming Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

The Twits at the Royal Court

27th June 2014

Another of Roald Dahl's much-loved children's stories is set for the stage - and this time it's The Twits, mischievously adapted by Enda Walsh...