Willy Wonka

A Toast To The Hero Of City Life

Andreas Schierenbeck | Posted 22.08.2017 | UK Tech
Andreas Schierenbeck

It's no secret that, in the 21st century, we take a lot for granted. We've come to rely on technologies and services that even a decade ago didn't exist. Smartphones and internet-based apps are obvious examples here, but I want to draw your attention to another service that is often less considered.

Ryan Gosling Tipped To Play A Young Willy Wonka In New Prequel Film

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ryan Gosling is being tipped to take on an iconic role, with reports claiming he will play Willy Wonka in an all-new prequel film. Hollywood execs ar...

Homophobic Preacher Drowned Out By Passenger Belting Out A Willy Wonka Song

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK

You know what it’s like – you’re on the train and someone starts shouting, swearing, grumbling, or generally making a nuisance of themselves and...

This Elevator Has No Wires

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Tech

Elevator company ThyssenKrupp has unveiled plans to build the world's first wire-free maglev elevator that'll allow it to move in any direction. Wi...

Willy Wonka Would Not Have Approved

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK

Two men have been sentenced after admitting their part in a street brawl while dressed as peace-loving Oompa Loompas. Louis Gelinas and Matthew Wri...

Say Hello Again to the Greenhouse

Ben Falk | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

You can feel the villagey nature of London's most expensive neighbourhood in the mews houses that surround it. But while I have a tendency to shy away from places packed full of financiers, the airy yet intimate environs of Michelin-starred The Greenhouse means it feels comfortable and even cosy.

EXCLUSIVE: HuffPost Meets The New Willy Wonka

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

"We have to tell the story, it has to move people," says Douglas Hodge, the man set to bring Roald Dahl's famous chocolatier Willy Wonka to life on st...

EXCLUSIVE: Charlie's Chocolate Factory Unwrapped

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Roald Dahl’s 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' will be brought to life this Summer as Sam Mendes opens his brand new musical in London’s West En...

WATCH: Sam Mendes Gives An Insight Into His Charlie Set

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Earlier this month, we brought you the first look at the highly-anticipated Charlie And The Chocolate Factory musical as director Sam Mendes described...

EXCLUSIVE: Sam Mendes On His Willy Wonka World Of Pure Imagination

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

For almost 50 years Charlie And The Chocolate Factory has captivated readers with its deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious...

Price Wars: Chewbacca's Head Sells For £110,000

WENN | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

The original Chewbacca head worn by actor Peter Mayhew in the Star Wars movies has been sold for ($176,000) £110,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auct...

The $640 Million Lottery Vs. Happiness

Sammy Sultan | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sammy Sultan

Today I was asked whether, given the choice, I would plug myself into a machine that guaranteed happiness for the rest of my life.

WATCH: Willy Wonka Gets Remixed

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Comedy

For many, the best bit of 1971's Willy Wonka And the Chocolate Factory is Gene Wilder's Wonka introducing them to the factory with the utterly wonderf...

Chocolate Theme Park Opens In China, Boasts Edible Terracotta Army (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Comedy

When the First Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, decreed his people to make him a terracotta army to protect him in the afterlife, it's a safe bet he w...