Teachers TV: Roald Dahl
This is a very special edition of the programme dedicated to the life and times of Roald Dahl Michael Rosen presents the programme from Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire where the author lived for 36 years. The pretty village and its inhabitants help shape many of Dahl's stories and in this fascinating programme Michael Rosen: -Meets widow Felicity Dahl who vividly describes her late husband's comfortable writing regime in his hut at the end of their garden, which involved a steady supply of tea, whiskey and tobacco -Explores the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre that's recently been opened in Great Missenden and is proving to be a tremendous resource for schools. -Uncovers the hidden treasures buried in Dahl's archive - now collated and carefully stored at the museum. -And discusses Boy, Roald Dahl's poignant, moving and extremely funny memoir of his childhood with the panel: Grant Bage of NESTA, publisher Justin Somper, and teacher Ros Thomson.

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