Roald Dahl Play Script Collection

Roald Dahl - Danny the Champion of the World

Roald Dahl, who died in 1990, was one of the foremost children’s writers of the 20th century. Starting in the 1940s, when children’s stories were still typically safe and instructive Dahl developed a style that was unsentimental, dark and often  grotesque – his characters and stories often owned more to nightmares than to dreams. Yet children love them and his most popular books – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,  The BFG and The Witches count amongst the finest children’s books of recent decades.

Dahl’s exaggerated characters and extraordinary storylines are a natural fit for drama and many of his books have been adapted as play scripts for the stage. Many of these have been adapted for stage by leading children’s dramatist David Wood. We have collected the best of them and added them to our catalogue – check them out.

 

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  1. NIDA HUSSIAN
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    I LOVE READING YOUR BOOKS TEY ARE SO ADVETURUSE THEY WERE THE BOOKS I LOVED IN MY WHOLE LIFE

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  4. sarah evanston
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    He did have some really messed up characters didn’t he? I think that was his genius though, the fact that he could look inside a child’s nightmare and create what they saw in their minds.

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