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Esio Trot in translation

20th January 2015

Museum Archive Assistant, Annie, looks at how translators from around the world have tackled the challenges faced with translating Esio Trot.

A peek at the Museum’s new display

16th January 2015

We take a closer look at some of the new Esio Trot exhibits in the Roald Dahl Museum, from the Tortoise-Catcher film prop to Roald Dahl's notes.

Esio Trot at the Roald Dahl Museum

12th January 2015

Dame Judi Dench’s costume and props from the BBC’s recent film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot will be on display at the Museum

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2nd January 2015

To translate... as Roald Dahl's Esio Trot comes to BBC One, here are Twelve Fascinating Esio Trot Facts you might not know

The Tortoise-Catcher

1st January 2015

In the BBC One adaptation of Roald Dahl Esio Trot, Dustin Hoffman creates a tortoise catcher very like Roald Dahl's original sketch...

Esio Trot from page to screen

1st January 2015

Producer Hilary Bevan Jones and director Dearbhla Walsh on translating Esio Trot from page to screen for BBC One

Behind the scenes on Esio Trot

30th December 2014

Roald Dahl's Esio Trot comes to BBC One on New Year's Day. Join us behind-the-scenes with Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, and the creative team

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.

Esio Trot - from the archive

20th December 2014

With Esio Trot coming to BBC One on New Year's Day, we've got some incredible insights into how Roald Dahl wrote this lovely story

Quentin Blake on Esio Trot

16th December 2014

16 December is Quentin Blake's birthday - so to celebrate, we're listening to his wonderful reading of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot