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The Genius of Roald Dahl

Season 1
2012TV-14
Roald Dahl is celebrated as a genius of storytelling. Many years after his death, his books, including The BFG and Matilda, still delight millions of children worldwide. But who was the man behind the stories? Comedian and author David Walliams explores this complex individual by meeting his family and collaborators. Did the tragic events that the author suffered inspire his much-loved tales?
Starring
David WalliamsQuentin BlakeJoanna Lumley
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. The Genius of Roald Dahl Series 1, Episode 1
    April 20, 2012
    47min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Roald Dahl is celebrated as a genius of storytelling. Many years after his death, his books, including The BFG and Matilda, still delight millions of children worldwide. But who was the man behind the stories? Comedian and author David Walliams explores this complex individual by meeting his family and collaborators. Did the tragic events that the author suffered inspire his much-loved tales?

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Directors
Lucy McDowell
Producers
Lucy McDowell
Network
Acorn TV