I certainly think there’s a case for a blue plaque on the house itself (reading) ‘Birthplace of world’s best storyteller Roald Dahl’. I’d like to see that happen in due course.
felt as though millions of tiny little invisible arms with hands on them were shooting out of her eyes.More quotes »
'Matilda' comes to Broadway
really recommend seeing "Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical" at the Shubert Theatre. It's humorous and touching at the same time. It has great lyrics and amazing music, with unique melody lines. "Matilda" tells the story of an extraordinary girl, Matilda Wormwood. Read more »
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Roald Dahl's Childhood Influences on His Most Popular Works
day, remains one of the few Englishmen to turn down knighthood from the Queen of England. But much before these accolades, Roald Dahl grew up with a peculiar childhood; A childhood which influenced his writing style, character development and fanatical plot from OpPapers.com Read more »
London’s Best Chocolate Shops
including Her Maj and the Queen Mum, John Gielgud and Peggy Ashcroft, Tina Turner and Paul McCartney, and brilliantly, Roald Dahl himself. (Prestat chocolates are at the centre of Dahl’s comic romp My Uncle Oswald.) The brand won a Royal Warrant in 1975 as from Londonist Read more »
Gloucestershire Echo published Matilda continues to delight after 25 years
I was a child and my favourite was the BFG," she said "I think the reason why people come back to the books is because Roald Dahl had such a wonderful imagination and he related to what children like. "His books were definitely some of my favourites when I from This is Gloucestershire Read more »
Lego strikes gold with collectible minifigure
become the hottest ticket in town: a real-life equivalent of the golden tickets in Roald Dahl's children's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. But Lego's Mr Gold doesn't come with a lifetime's supply of chocolate. He's an inch-and-a-half tall plastic from The Independent Read more »
On Existentialism. On Human Existence.
appearances in pop culture from time to time, two examples that come to mind are Wes Anderson’s screen adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Fantastic Mr.Fox and David O. Russell’s I Heart Huckabees. In varying degrees both make reference to existentialism. Many from THE FIVE Read more »