Blog: 2014

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Charlie on Poptropica

28th August 2014

As we celebrate 50 years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Poptropica's creators tell us how they brought Charlie's world to life

I Want It Now: August 2014

27th August 2014

If Veruca Salt were shopping for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 50th anniversary goodies, she might just ask for a few of these...

Puffin Virtually Live 2014

23rd August 2014

The annual Roald Dahl Day webcast is fast approaching! Find out how we'll be celebrating 50 years of Charlie on Monday 15 September

Charlie quotes, part three

22nd August 2014

As Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turns 50, we asked some well-known faces why they think this story stands the test of time

Classical Roald Dahl events

18th August 2014

A round-up of upcoming performances of Roald Dahl operas and orchestral performances around the world

Celebrating 50 years: August

7th August 2014

More whipple-scrumptious fun as the 50th anniversary celebrations for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory continue

Get creative this summer

5th August 2014

Are you a whiz on the sewing machine? Can you fashion a cereal box into a top hat? Then the Marvellous Costume Make may be for you…

Just Desserts with Justin

4th August 2014

Chef Justin Gellatly shares his Just Desserts recipe for The Purple Violet Blueberry Cream Doughnut of Joy...

Camp Bestival Charlie Takeover

1st August 2014

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's 50th birthday takeover at Camp Bestival promises to be truly whipple-scrumptious...

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