Roald Dahl

Michael Coveney: Are books taking over the stage, and does it matter?
To mark World Book Day, our chief critic reflects on the influence of literature on contemporary theatre
Poll: Which book would you most like to see adapted for the stage?
To celebrate World Book Day on 5 March, we'd like to know which book you would most like to see adapted for the stage
Jonathan Slinger is new Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
By Editorial Staff
The actor, known for his performances with the RSC, joins the show in May
Casting announced for Royal Court's The Twits
Jason Watkins and Monica Dolan lead the cast of John Tiffany's production
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory extends to June 2016
By Editorial Staff
The show enjoyed a bumper Christmas period at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
The BFG (Birmingham REP)
By Annette Nuttall
The REP's Christmas production of Roald Dahl's The BFG is a delight
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory extends booking, passes a million tickets sold
By Editorial Staff
The WhatsOnStage Award-winning musical is now booking until October 2015
Our Teacher's a Troll (Edinburgh Fringe)
A new children's show by Dennis Kelly which also has plenty for adults to enjoy
Craige Els takes over as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda
Els joins the new cast of the WhatsOnStage Award-winning show in September
West Yorkshire Playhouse announces new season
By Ron Simpson
Autumn/Winter in Leeds promises a mix of challenging new work and family favourites