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Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more of the world’s best-loved children’s stories. He remains one of the world’s greatest storytellers and is celebrated annually by the world’s biggest author-based event, Roald Dahl Day, which is recognised across the globe on 13th September.


With 300 million books sold, and 1 new book sold every 2.5 seconds, The Roald Dahl brand continues to grow in popularity globally, attracting new audiences with innovative new developments in book, entertainment and beyond. The Roald Dahl Story Company protects and grows the cultural value of The Roald Dahl brand with its unique breadth of characters, stories and worlds.


It has established a global reputation as a brand and entertainment business within the worlds of publishing, movies, products and events – and has earned a host of industry accolades along the way, including a total of 52 nominations for Oscars, Golden Globes, Baftas, Oliviers and Tonys. 

“Stories are good for you." Roald Dahl said, “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”

We believe in doing good things and that’s why ten percent of The Roald Dahl Story

Company Limited’s (company number 11099347) operating profit goes to charity.