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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

I Want It Now: December 2014

11th December 2014

With Esio Trot coming to BBC One on New Year's Day, here are a few treats to help you prepare for this festive TV event

Esio Trot onscreen

9th December 2014

Richard Curtis, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Hilary Bevan Jones and Dearbhla Walsh on translating Esio Trot for the screen

Turning tortoises into tall tales

9th December 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum is on the hunt for 141 toy tortoises for a special Chiddlers’ Hour session and to raise money for storytelling in hospitals.

On Esio Trot

7th December 2014

Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Curtis, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Hilary Bevan Jones and Dearbhla Walsh on Roald Dahl's Esio Trot

Esio Trot on New Year's Day

4th December 2014

Roald Dahl's Esio Trot comes to BBC One on 1 January 2015, starring James Corden, Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman.

On the Esio Trot set

31st July 2014

A few pictures from the set of the forthcoming Endor Productions and BBC ONE production of Roald Dahl's Esio Trot