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World Poetry Day 2015

21st March 2015

World Poetry Day 2015 takes place on 21 March. To celebrate, here are a few of our favourite Roald Dahl rhymes

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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

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.

Terrific Esio Trot events

27th December 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum is hosting a terrific range of tortoise-themed events over the next few months to celebrate Esio Trot on the BBC.

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

Mother Christmas

21st December 2014

In 1988, Roald Dahl composed a festive poem for Great Ormond Street Hospital, illustrated by Quentin Blake. It's a Christmas cracker.

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

We found Sophie

16th December 2014

Newcomer Ruby Barnhill from Cheshire, UK, is cast as Sophie in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG