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Christmas at the Museum

11th December 2014

As the festive season gets underway, we take a look at what’s happening at the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden this Christmas.

I Want It Now: December 2014

11th December 2014

With Esio Trot coming to BBC One on New Year's Day, here are a few treats to help you prepare for this festive TV event

Esio Trot onscreen

9th December 2014

Richard Curtis, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Hilary Bevan Jones and Dearbhla Walsh on translating Esio Trot for the screen

Turning tortoises into tall tales

9th December 2014

The Roald Dahl Museum is on the hunt for 141 toy tortoises for a special Chiddlers’ Hour session and to raise money for storytelling in hospitals.

On Esio Trot

7th December 2014

Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Curtis, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Hilary Bevan Jones and Dearbhla Walsh on Roald Dahl's Esio Trot

Esio Trot on New Year's Day

4th December 2014

Roald Dahl's Esio Trot comes to BBC One on 1 January 2015, starring James Corden, Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman.

Whipple-scrumptious recipes

3rd December 2014

Celebrate 50 years of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with these delicious recipes - and some inspiration from our fave chefs...

Roald Dahl and Norway

27th November 2014

Born to Norwegian parents, how Norwegian did Roald Dahl consider himself to be and how much did his cultural heritage influence his stories?

I Want It Now: November 2014

23rd November 2014

It's getting quite cold at Roald Dahl HQ, but here are a few little treats to keep you warm and spread the festive cheer this winter

Revolting Rhymes Quotes

22nd November 2014

With Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes coming to the BBC in 2016, here are a few of our favourite lines from these acerbic fairytales...