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"Slightly vulgar, perhaps. But you and I know that the children will love it. And this is a book for children." Roald Dahl on The BFG whizzpopping in front of the Queen of England.

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We're so excited about Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG we almost can't wait. In the meantime, here are a few facts
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The Guardian on The Royal Court Theatre's production of Roald Dahl's The Twits. Article contains swearing!

The Twits comes to the Royal Court from 7 April and is recommended for brave eight-year-olds and their families.

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The writer Enda Walsh and two of the directors who are adapting Dahl’s dark tale of the vile, bullying couple Mr and Mrs Twit for the theatre, explain how it taps in to kids’ love of cruelty, violence and social justice
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"Eschew all those beastly adjectives..."

When student Jay Williams wrote to Roald Dahl in 1980, he wasn't expecting a response - but he got one, with some characteristically blunt writing tips.

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When student Jay Williams wrote to Roald Dahl in 1980, he didn't expect a response - but that's what he got...
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With Roald Dahl's #EsioTrot coming to BBC One on New Year's Day, we've been taking a look through The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre archive to find out exactly how the story of Mrs Silver, Mr Hoppy and Alfie came about.

You might be surprised...

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With Esio Trot coming to BBC One on New Year's Day, we've got some incredible insights into how Roald Dahl came to write this lovely story
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WATCH the trailer for Roald Dahl's Esio Trot, starring Dustin Hoffman, Judi Dench and James Corden. On BBC One New Years Day, 2015. 

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Heard our exciting news yet? Tony and Olivier-award winning actor Mark Rylance will play The BFG in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG. We can't wait!

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Steven Spielberg's forthcoming adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG has found its Big Friendly Giant in Mark Rylance
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I should draw the concept of the Big Friendly Giant.
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“For a few brief moments he had touched with the very tips of his fingers the edge of a magic world.” Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine
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Do you know a Fantastic Mr (or Miss) Fox? Then this is the costume for them...

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Become a Fantastic Mr (or Mrs) Fox with this costume, and bring one of Roald Dahl's much-loved characters to life
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Ten of the most memorable Roald Dahl quotes - and where they're from...
Roald Dahl wrote many quotable lines. But do you know which quote appeared in which story? Here is our unscientific top ten...
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"A life is made up of a great number of small incidents and a small number of great ones"                                                                                                                                                                 My favorite quote from Roald Dahl
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Strange to think horrible old Mrs Twit is the subject of one of Roald Dahl's loveliest quotes...

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Mrs Twit is a character from Roald Dahl's The Twits
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"Although she is quite a dotty woman who seems to not notice her tortoise grows massively in an unbelievably short time!" - Judi Dench on Mrs Silver, her character in Roald Dahl's Esio Trot, which comes to BBC One on New Year's Day.

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Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Curtis, Paul Mayhew-Archer, Hilary Bevan Jones and Dearbhla Walsh on translating Roald Dahl's Esio Trot for the screen
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"I guess you think you know this story. You don't. The real one's much more gory."

Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes is coming to the BBC in 2016. What a year it will be!

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Magic Light Pictures, producers of The Gruffalo, will produce two half-hour animated films based on Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes for Christmas 2016
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I've never heard of it but i wanna read it. Does anyone know where i can buy it.
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Welcome to the official Roald Dahl Google Plus page, managed by the Roald Dahl Estate. This is where you'll find all the latest news about the World's no.1 Storyteller, the much-loved author of classic stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches, The BFG & more.
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Roald Dahl is a well-known and much loved author, most famously of children's books including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, The Witches, Danny the Champion of the World, Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and George's Marvellous Medicine.