The Genius of Roald Dahl

The Genius of Roald Dahl

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S2014 E1: 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?