Roald Dahl

5 British Geniuses That Deserve a Biopic

There’s a knack to making a truly gripping biopic of the life of a scientist. It’s not enough to show them hard at work and illustrate the key breakthroughs and lightbulb moments; there have to be other factors at play, ...

British Annotated First Editions Up for Auction

Sotheby’s auction house in London, England, has put a selection of annotated first edition books on display with illustrations from Peggy Fortnum, Raymond Briggs, Quentin Blake, Judith Kerr, and Terry Gilliam, just to name a ...

WATCH: Dustin Hoffman Courts Dame Judi Dench in Roald Dahl’s ‘Esio Trot’

“I love you so much,” coos Dame Judi Dench to her pet tortoise Alfie in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot (tortoise backward). Dustin Hoffman’s character, Mr.

Scrumdiddlyumptious: Mark Rylance is the BFG

Let’s not squiff-squiddle around, this is no time for gobblefunking.

There’s a new, live-action adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book The BFG, directed by Steven Speilberg, and he has cast one of Britain’s mightiest thespian talents in the lead role.

Brit Binge on Roald Dahl's Films Online

The anniversary of British author Roald Dahl‘s birthday is on Saturday, September 13, which also marks Roald Dahl Day. The entire month of September is filled with celebrations like Oompa Loompa Skydiving Day, which you can read ...

Five Terrible British Mums for Mother’s Day

Note: none of these mums are real. All British mums are wonderful, especially mine. Mind you, the British Mothering Sunday was back in March so we can afford to be a little barbed without the risk of being sent to bed early.

Steven Spielberg to Direct Film Adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘The BFG’

Welsh author Roald Dahl’s children’s book The BFG, which stands for Big Friendly Giant, is being made into a feature film with Steven Spielberg confirmed to direct, reports BBC News.

10 British Children’s Books That Every Older American Kid Should Read

It’s not nice to talk down to people, so if you are of any age between ten and twenty and any of these suggestions are simply too young for you, that is fine.

10 British Children’s Books That Every Young American Kid Should Read

It is International Children’s Book Day (April 2), a perfect opportunity to celebrate some of the best of children’s literature from all over the world, not least from within our specialist area, the British Isles.

‘Fleming’: 10 Famous Brits Who Were Heroes In World War II

Next Wednesday (January 29 at 10/9c), BBC AMERICA shows the first episode of Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, a dramatized account of the wartime exploits of Ian Fleming, creator of the most famous British spy in movie history.