"I was terrified. I thought people were going to tell me I was crazy."
'Many clearly see in him some similar traits to the fictional headmistress Miss Trunchbull.'
Can you believe it was 17 years ago that Matilda, starring Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, and a then-10-year-old Mara Wilson
Nothing beats a cast reunion from one of your favourite childhood films. They hold the same excitement as a school reunion
Roald Dahl wasn't just a wonderful writer - he was a wonderfully witty one, too. To celebrate Roald Dahl Day, we've collected
Michael Rosen is a legend of both children's literature and poetry. He's also a Roald Dahl fan, and has worked with illustrator
The top ten films every child should watch before they turn nine 1/2 have been revealed. In research carried out for LoveFilm
The Royal Shakespeare Company's outgoing artistic director has warned against deeper cuts to the arts and lamented the unequal
I don't think it's wildly hyperbolic to suggest that musical theatre is generally regarded as the arse-end of all culture. Like the happy-go-lucky mongrel among a snooty pack of pedigrees, dragged on a leash by their oddball ringmaster, Andrew Lloyd Webber; they tend to get it wrong more times than they get it right.
Matilda, Roald Dahl’s 80’s classic about a unloved little girl who has a brilliant mind, is a kid’s book that pits intelligence