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Dirty Beasts in London

26th October 2014

The London Philharmonic Orchestra performs The Toad and the Snail from Roald Dahl's Dirty Beasts at The Royal Festival Hall

The Dahlicious Dress Up Day

14th October 2014

Was that Fantastic Mr Fox walking into school? Or was it The Enormous Crocodile? That headmistress looks surprisingly like Miss Trunchbull…

The Oompa-Loompa Skydive

1st October 2014

On the day Mr Wonka opened up the Chocolate Factory gates in the 1971 film, we present our own star Oompa-Loompas...

Claudia: The Grand Finale

23rd September 2014

In this final video instalment watch Claudia Winkleman use her hat and bow tie to finalise her Willy Wonka outfit AND turn a little girl Violet.

A Fox in San Antonio

18th September 2014

As Fantastic Mr Fox opens at OPERA San Antonio, we caught up with Emily Carew Woodard to find out how she re-imagined the story for the stage

Claudia makes a Wonka bow tie

18th September 2014

Watch Claudia Winkleman get creative in the second of three videos for the Marvellous Costume Competition making a Willy Wonka bow tie.

Oompa-Loompas speed at 120 mph

13th September 2014

Today, forty fearless fundraisers took the leap of a lifetime in the first ever Oompa-Loompa Skydive for Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

Roald Dahl Day 2014

13th September 2014

The big day is finally here! On what would have been Roald Dahl's birthday, we're celebrating with a big chocolate-themed Roald Dahl Day party

Claudia Winkleman gets crafty

10th September 2014

Watch Claudia Winkleman get creative in one of three videos for the Marvellous Costume Competition and make not one but two Roald Dahl costumes.

Living Legends

8th September 2014

Flying in a Great Glass Elevator at 96 ½ or leaving a gift to charity in your Will. This week discover there’s a legend in all of us.