Who Was Roald Dahl?

Who Was Roald Dahl?

Who Was Roald Dahl? On Sunday 13th September, fans of Roald Dahl will celebrate Roald Dahl Day, which is held yearly on his birthday. Today would have been his 99th birthday. Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 to Norwegian parents. During World War II, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force as a flying ace and intelligence officer achieving the rank of acting … Read more

REVIEW: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Broadway Cast Recording ✭✭✭✭✭

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Original Broadway cast Recording Review

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway Cast Recording Sony Masterworks Broadway 5 Stars Order a Copy from Amazon.co.uk I was a HUGE fan of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory when it opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane with a score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Audiences were presented with a theatrical extravaganza, but what really struck me was the fabulous score which used … Read more

Charlie And the Chocolate Factory – Lunt Fontanne Theatre

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Broadway

Roald Dahl’s most treasured tale is coming to the land where sweet dreams come true–Broadway–in a delicious new musical! Willy Wonka, the world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvellous–and mysterious–factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few. It’s a world of pure imagination. And who better to conjure up this confectionary wonder than three-time Tony Award®-winning director … Read more

The Fantastic Mr Fox UK Tour

Nuffield and Curve in association with the Lyric Hammersmith have announced a major UK Tour of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox commencing at the Nuffield Southampton this Christmas. This brand new family show is a playful re-telling of Roald Dahl’s much-loved book; a brilliantly witty tale of the clever Mr Fox outfoxing three greedy farmers, brought to life on stage with live music and songs. … Read more

Roald Dahl 100

Roald Dahl 100

Tuesday 13 September 2016 HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROALD DAHL 2016 marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl – the world’s number one storyteller. Throughout 2016, there will be celebrations for Roald Dahl 100, focusing on Roald Dahl’s gloriumptious stories and characters and delivering a year packed with squiffling surprises and treats for everyone. BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you some great articles about the … Read more

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory To Close After Four Years

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Producers of the hit musical Charlie And The Chocolate Factory have announced that the production will close during it’s fourth year in London’s West End. The official closing date has yet to be announced. Roald Dahl has been breaking box office records at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where it has been seen by 1.8 million people since it’s opening in 2013. It currently ranks … Read more

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