It'll likely enrapture kids, but the lack of plot lets this Roald Dahl adaptation down
The fantasy blockbuster sees Academy Award winner Mark Rylance voice the titular Big Friendly Giant
Graphic designers created special font which captures spiky spontaneity and joy of his etchings for future generations
A fuzzy 8ft peach takes centre stage at the Royal Festival Hall in an event to mark the centenary of Roald Dahl's birth. Adam Lusher discovers the secrets of how it was made
I won't tell you about my birthday, so would you mind not telling me about yours?
The author wrote passionately about the importance of vaccinations
The letter, written in 1980, was recently discovered by journalist Jay Williams – who was surprised by the overwhelming response it received on Twitter
It's rude to gawk, but there's something worthwhile in these stop-and-stare documentaries
TV pick of the week: Black Mirror
His dark humour and wacky characters enchanted generations, so why are modern children now leaving Charlie, Matilda and Mr Fox on the shelf?
Where has this talent been hiding?
Keep boredom at bay on long journeys or dull afternoons this summer with pages and pages of fiction, fantasy and fun
I finally "got" Wes Anderson the other day. Which is not to say that I hadn't "got" him before – in the sense of liking his work and always being willing to substitute his vision of the world for mine for an hour or two. Though I'm not very fond of fey art-house whimsy (see references to Miranda July passim), there has always been something about.
The family of Roald Dahl has been forced to backtrack on a fundraising campaign designed to rescue the hut in which the author wrote his tales.
His children's books have sold 60 million copies, generating a merchandise industry and Hollywood adaptations. But an appeal for £500,000 to restore Roald Dahl's garden shed has proved a plot twist too fantastical.
There's plenty of waterside fun to be had this summer.