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2014-09-12 08:23:52

BANGOR, England, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday 13th September is Roald Dahl Day - a celebration of the life and work of the legendary children's author.

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2009-10-02 20:03:10

British theater and movie director Sam Mendes is producing a stage musical adaptation of the children's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Mendes helmed the films American Beauty, Revolutionary Road and Away We Go, as well as the 1998 stage production of Cabaret. Playwright David Greig is penning

2008-09-10 03:00:14

When I say, "golden ticket," what words pop into your mind? Willy Wonka? Chocolate? Gene Wilder? Johnny Depp? Charlie Bucket? Maybe even Jack Albertson? Or perhaps it's Roald Dahl? Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory is a 1971 motion picture based on the 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, written by Dahl.

2008-08-09 15:00:27

BRUNSWICK - How can a little girl and the only "nice and jumbly" giant in Giant Country save the children of England from being eaten? That's the big question behind "The BFG," a Roald Dahl production to be staged by The Theater Project's Theater Camp for Older Kids Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug.

2008-07-31 21:00:20

By Odessa American, Texas Jul. 31--Keep your golden ticket in hand. The Permian Playhouse is preparing a massive production of "Willy Wonka," based on Roald Dahl's classic "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.""Willy Wonka" plays at 8 p.m. Aug. 15, 16, 22 and 23 and 2:30 p.m.

2006-06-29 08:46:41

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Amsterdam will get a theme park dedicated to chocolate and inspired by Roald Dahl's children's book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," city officials and entrepreneurs said on Thursday.

2006-06-25 15:06:01

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 80th birthday with a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on Sunday for 2,000 wide-eyed children who rubbed shoulders with Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.