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Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

September 13, 2017 12:19 pm0 comments
Roald Dahl wanted Charlie and the Chocolate Factory hero to be black

Media playback is unsupported on your device The hero of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was meant to be black, the author’s widow has revealed. Liccy Dahl told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme her husband had written about a “little black boy”. But Dahl’s agent thought the idea […]

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Roald Dahl centenary to be 'biggest Cardiff arts event'

September 13, 2016 3:13 am0 comments
Roald Dahl centenary to be 'biggest Cardiff arts event'

A century ago one of the greatest ever storytellers was born in Llandaff, Cardiff. Roald Dahl’s books have been the bedrock of countless childhoods. More than 200 million copies have been sold worldwide and translated into 59 languages. The author’s infamous characters, Willy Wonka, Miss Trunchbull and the Twits amongst […]

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