Roald Dahl in His Own Words

Roald Dahl in His Own Words

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In interviews ranging from 1972 to 1989, Roald Dahl talks about writing for children; his medical inventions to aid his ailing son and wife (the actress Patricia Neal) when they were seriously ill, and writing his short stories. He also covers his school days; military service; writing for films (including 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang') and the link between cruelty and laughter. BBC Archive Voices: shining a light on the icons of our time. BBC Archive Voices features interviews with some of the key figures from the fields of entertainment, sport, politics and literature - many of which haven't been heard since their original transmission. This is a unique window into the past and is a chance for us to hear those who contributed to the richness of our cultural heritage. With access to the entire archive of BBC Radio and television, we can now witness some of the most lively, entertaining and informative encounters in BBC broadcasting.

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  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 124 x 142 x 10mm | 100g
  • BBC Audio A Division Of Random House
  • BBC Physical Audio
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1471339319
  • 9781471339318
  • 364,586

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The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author. His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. He died in November 1990.

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