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15 hrs ago | Caravan Stockton Newspaper

Stockton Civic Theatre presents "Willy Wonka, Jr"

Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka, Jr" follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Oz on Film, Part Seven: The Oz Film Company's Manufacturings, Part One

Scraps and the Scarecrow pitch some woo in "The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by The Oz Film Manufacturing Company Scraps and the Scarecrow pitch some woo in "The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by The Oz Film Manufacturing Company The Patchwork Girl of Oz , released in 1914, was remarkably faithful to the book of the same title.

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Bournemouth Echo

Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley talks Dolly Parton, Roald Dahl and Camp Bestival

Jo Whiley, recovered from TV and radio presenting duties at Glastonbury Festival, is telling me in those distinctive warm and husky tones how doing laundry brings her back down to earth and of her secret ambition to be on Gardeners' World.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pocono Record

1971 'Willy Wonka' on East Stroudsburg screen

Pocono Community Theater will screen "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" at 2 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 88 S. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Huntington News

Live Theatricals for the Weekend

Show lineup for the weekend beginning Fri., July 25, 2014. Get out and see some live theatre! Info for upcoming shows also listed.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

Quentin Blake and Friends have arrived at Hampshire's Mottisfont Abbey

THE work of the nation's best-loved children's artists has arrived at National Trust property Mottisfont this summer.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

GalleyCat

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Turns 50

Roald Dahl 's classic children's book Charlie & The Chocolate Factory turns 50 this year.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Tim Minchin Working on Groundhog Day Musical

MATILDA composer and lyricist Tim Minchin just hosted a question and answer session with The Guardian, during which he discussed his appreciation of Roald Dahl , writing music, and his newest project: a stage adaptation of the Howard Ramis film "Groundhog Day."

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Walton Sun

Kids Summer Activities July 18

Emerald Coast Theatre Company in Miramar Beach hosts a drama camp, "The Wizard of Oz," 1-5 p.m. July 19 for grades 3-8.

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TeleRead

Morning Roundup: Amazon in talks with S&S. Kobo adds Dr. Seuss titles and more

Amazon Now in Talks with Simon & Schuster The country's largest bookseller is also in talks with Simon & Schuster, said Leslie Moonves, CEO of the publisher's parent CBS Corp.CBS -1.94% at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo.

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News Shopper

Spielberg to direct film adaptation of book illustrated by Sidcup's Quentin Blake

A much-loved children's book that was famously illustrated by Sidcup's Quentin Blake will get a huge Hollywood adaptation courtesy of Steven Spielberg.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

How to carry a 13-foot Big Friendly Giant on your back

Some actors feel pressure to stay in bikini shape year round. Others just need to make sure they are in puppet-lifting shape by June and that they keep their bodies strong and trim through August.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Steven Spielberg's "Big Friendly Giant" kid book adaptation gets release date

PanARMENIAN.Net - Entertainment One has set a July 22, 2016, release date in the U.K. for Steven Spielberg 's "The BFG," an adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

AndPOP.com

Steven Spielberg's 'The BFG' to Hit Theatres in 2016

"We at DreamWorks Studios hope our film will add to Roald Dahl's prolific legacy of entertainment," Spielberg told DigitalSpy about the project that was imagined by Dahl's son.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Dark Horizons News

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Pixar's "Lava" The Los Angeles Times has unveiled the first still from "Lava," the new short film set to premiere in front of their next animated feature "Inside Out" next June.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Rancho Cucamonga Lewis Family Playhouse presenting 'Willy Wonka'

Based on the class Roald Dahl book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the musical tells the story of an almost magical candy maker who sets up a competition for the world's children.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

Renowned children's illustrator to open specialist exhibition

New drawings by Quentin Blake for the hit West End production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be shown for the first time, alongside work by other leading contemporary artists ONE of the nation's best-loved artists will soon come to Romsey for an exhibition of children's illustrators.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Canberra City News

Arts in the City / Festival of fun and spontaneity returns

THAT unique festival of spontaneous theatre and comedy, "Improvention", hits The Street Theatre on Saturday, July 19. This year's highlights will be a fully improvised zombie musical, "Zombsical", the grand finale of the laugh-a-minute Canberra Impro Challenge, and performances by international guests, David Razowsky, from the US, and Kiki Hohnen, ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Huntington News

Willy Heads Live Theatrical Line Up for July 10

Show lineup for the weekend beginning Thurs, July 10, 2014. "Detroit" and "Willy Wonka" open in St Albans and Huntington, as well as some ongoing outdoor shows happening within relatively close driving distance, in Logan, WV and Prestonsburg, KY.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Scotsman.com

Stephen McGinty: Myth of genius put to bed

MARCEL Proust liked to start each day with opium and a croissant before retiring to bed to write.

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