Blog: 2014

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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

Fundraiser swims the Channel

26th July 2014

Superstar fundraiser, Sarita, tells of her incredible journey to help seriously ill children live happier lives by swimming the English Channel.

Author visits at the Museum

22nd July 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden is playing host to lots of brilliant children’s authors, illustrators and storytellers this summer.

Craige Els joins Matilda

21st July 2014

Matilda The Musical's Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly introduce Craige Els, who plays Miss Trunchbull from September 2014

Dahlicious Dress Up Day is coming!

18th July 2014

Don’t be alarmed when schools are overrun with Oompa-Loompas and Willy Wonkas in the biggest ever Roald Dahl dressing up day for charity.

The Roald Dahl Festival, Aylesbury

15th July 2014

On 5 July, Willy Wonka and some giant sweets paraded through Aylesbury town. Artist Holly T Burrows describes the lead up to the big day.

Charlie quotes, part two

14th July 2014

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turns 50 this year - so here are another two of our favourite quotes from this much-loved story

UK release date for The BFG film

11th July 2014

Entertainment One to bring Britain's favourite giant back when Roald Dahl's The BFG comes to the big screen on July 22, 2016

Celebrating 50 years: July

8th July 2014

The 50th anniversary celebrations continue for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this July with Willy Wonka's Just Desserts and more...