Celebrate Roald Dahl Day!

On September 13th celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the world’s most beloved authors. Learn more about Roald Dahl’s life, go behind-the-scenes in the audiobook studio in an exclusive video, listen to clips from these gloriumptious stories, and more.

Celebrate the Scrumdiddlyumptious World of Roald Dahl

What does it take to bring Roald Dahl’s classic stories to life on audio? Penguin Random House Audio Producer Roy McMillan and Senior Commissioning Editor Ravina Bajwa take you behind-the-scenes at Pinewood Studios, to learn how these audiobooks were made. Meet the famous narrators who read the audiobooks, including Kate Winslet, Peter Serafinowicz, Stephen Fry, David Walliams, Richard Ayoade, Tamsin Grieg, Bill Bailey and many more. This fascinating peek into the studio will leave your gogglers gaping!

More Fun Ways to Celebrate:

Hear an extended audiobook clip from Roald Dahl’s THE BFG—
now a major motion picture!

Learn 10 Surprising Facts About Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Read a never-before-published chapter from the original manuscript for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and see Roald Dahl’s hand-written notes for the chapter

DID YOU KNOW? Roald Dahl was a flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress, and he used to write stories while sitting in a tree.

Learn more about the life of Roald Dahl and find out what inspired his most famous stories in WHO WAS ROALD DAHL?
 
LISTEN TO A CLIP:

Click here to view all of Roald Dahl’s
scrumpdiddlyumptious audiobooks & hear clips.