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Review: Danny, the Champion of the World by London Contemporary Theatre

There is no shortage of Roald Dahl on stage at the moment.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda have been huge West End Hits while The Royal Court Theatre has just opened its version of The Twits. 442 more words


friend or foe? the fine line called "busy"

If I had eventhe time I need to record my thoughts every day . . .
I grew up busy. I had busy parents; we led busy lives. 349 more words


Among the stars

So, regress with me for a moment and I will attempt to explain the meaning behind my blog title. The year is 1989 ish, and I am, let’s say, ten years old. 480 more words

London Theater Review: 'The Twits'

The tagline says “mischievously adapted”; I say hijacked. Working with director John Tiffany for the first time since Tony-winning musical “Once,” Irish playwright Enda Walsh has done a number on Roald Dahl’s novella “The Twits” and turned it into, well, an Enda Walsh play: All awful memories re-enacted on repeat. 516 more words


Steven Spielberg will direct his first Disney film, Roald Dahl's The BFG

Pixar, Marvel, LucasFilm, and Steven Spielberg — it’s a good era for The Walt Disney Company. The legendary filmmaker of iconic blockbusters like Jaws, … 213 more words


Penelope Wilton cast as the Queen in movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG

It’s been a busy couple of days for Downton Abbey star Penelope Wilton.

The 68-year-old won Best Actress at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, and now she’s scored a role in a Steven Spielberg movie. 337 more words


Disney Will Co-Produce Steven Spielberg's Adaptation Of Roald Dahl's 'The BFG'

The Walt Disney Studios just joined the production of Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Roald Dahl‘s The BFG. According to Disney’s official press release, this will mark the first time Spielberg will direct a Disney-branded movie. 182 more words