Roald Dahl memories

Some well-known Roald Dahl fans share their memories of the stories.

David Walliams as the BFG

Author and comedian David Walliams

"...[Roald] Dahl has this amazing ­understanding of what makes kids tick, so he can create worlds they believe in. He has this most extraordinary ability to see things just as he did when he was a child."

Picture shows David as the BFG. For more from David on Roald Dahl, click here.

Tim Minchin, photo c. James Penlidis

Musician, writer and comedian Tim Minchin

"[Roald] Dahl's my childhood, I read all the books before I read anything."

Tim Minchin wrote the music and lyrics for Matilda The Musical and is a patron of Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity. For more from this interview with Tim, click here.

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