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Here are the latest posts about Roald Dahl on Writers Write:

  • Missing Chapter of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Published (2014-08-30): An early draft of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory featured more children and some dire consequences in the Vanilla Fudge Room

  • Steven Spielberg to Direct Film Version of Roald Dahl's The BFG (2014-04-27): Steven Spielberg will direct a live action film version of Roald Dahl's children's book The BFG, about a friendly giant who helps a young girl battle the evil giants.

  • Shortlists for 2012 Roald Dahl Funny Prize Announced (2012-09-24): The two shortlists for the 2012 Roald Dahl Funny Prize have been announced.

  • Quotes From Roald Dahl's Stories to Appear on Cereal Boxes (2011-04-19): The Telegraph reports that Puffin, a division of Penguin, has struck a deal with the estate of Roald Dahl to have quotes from Dahl's books printed on cereal boxes in the UK.

  • Sophie Dahl Grows Up (2008-04-08): Sophie Dahl, the granddaughter of bestselling author Roald Dahl (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) and Patricia Neal, talks about her past life as a plus-size model and her current career as an author.

  • Roald Dahl and the Museum (2005-07-27): Perhaps author Roald Dahl (1916-1990) would have been pleased at Tim Burton's adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

  • Production Begins on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2004-07-02): Production has commenced in London on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a fantasy adventure directed by Tim Burton and based on Roald Dahl's classic tale, for Warner Bros.