The Genius of Roald Dahl
British comedian, actor and author David Walliams explores the magical storytelling of Ronald Dahl and traces some of the influences on his work. David, a children’s writer himself, discovers the Norwegian folktales that Dahl was read to as a child and visits his old sweet shop and school. He also visits Dahl’s writing hut, where he locked himself away like Willy Wonka in his factory while creating his legendary books.
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