Channel 4 to celebrate 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth

Channel 4 has ordered a one-off film celebrating Roald Dahl’s 10 best-selling children’s books, hosted by David Walliams. The 90-minute special will bring together a host of stars to mark the 100th anniversary of Dahl’s birth, including Stephen Spielberg, Julie Walters, Richard Curtis, Mackenzie Crook, Jarvis Cocker, Johnny Vegas, Jessica Hynes and Miriam Margolyes. Roald Dahl’s Most Marvellous Book will climax with the nation … >

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Sky Arts are adapting Neil Gaiman’s ‘Likely Stories’ for TV

Johnny Vegas and Tom Hughes will star in Sky Arts’ new adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories. Directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard (20,000 Days on Earth), the new four-part series is a collection of Neil Gaiman’s short stories, all set in London. Pulp frontman and solo artist Jarvis Cocker will compose the music … >

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