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Charlie voted number one

2nd March 2015

World Book Day survey reveals Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the number one book to read before a child turns 16

Roald Dahl for World Book Day

27th February 2015

Thursday 5 March is World Book Day (UK and Ireland) - we've got costume suggestions for all your Mr Foxes and Miss Trunchbulls...

Charlie and Matilda at the Oliviers

18th February 2015

The musical productions of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda are eligible for the ITV This Morning Audience Award

Making mischief and chocolate

17th February 2015

Looking for some fun half term activities? We've got mischevious downloads, yummy recipes and even an interactive island to visit...

13 unlucky Roald Dahl characters

13th February 2015

Friday 13th is unlucky for some, so we're counting down 13 of the most devilish Roald Dahl characters. They certainly got their comeuppance.

Charlie in the West End until 2016

4th February 2015

The new musical production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory extends its run at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane until June 2016

Ten Memorable Roald Dahl Quotes

31st January 2015

Roald Dahl wrote many quotable lines. But do you know which quote appeared in which story? Here is our unscientific top ten...

Julie Walters celebrates 50th nurse

9th January 2015

Julie Walters, patron of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, joined the Roald Dahl nurses at West End musical.

Roald Dahl on screen

29th December 2014

On New Year's Day, Roald Dahl's Esio Trot comes to BBC One. We take a brief look at some of his other forays into film, on the big and small screens.

Flipboard on Charlie at 50

23rd December 2014

In 2014 we've been celebrating 50 whipple-scrumptious years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - check out our Flipboard magazine