Airdate: David Walliams: The Genius of Dahl

2015-09-01_1452Later this month Bio screens David Walliams: The Genius of Dahl, a special on the most fantastical world of children’s author, Roald Dahl.

Walliams presents this one-hour look at his characters and influences, with appearances by Joanna Lumley, Michael Rosen, and Tim Minchin.

Roald Dahl is the one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His words weave magical worlds of incomparable sparkle; his characters continue to charm and terrify generations. Superstar comedian and best-selling author David Walliams delves into Dahl’s world, meeting along the way those who knew him best.

David immerses himself in the stories and characters in Dahl’s books, and traces some of the influences on his work from his dramatic, tragedy worn life. With contributions from celebrities including Joanna Lumley, Michael Rosen, and Tim Minchin, let Walliams guide you into the magical, yet largely unknown, world of perhaps “the greatest children’s storyteller of the 20th Century”.

Thursday September 24 at 7.30pm on Bio.

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