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    • Roald Dahl Reads Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Four More Stories

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Roald Dahl
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Penguin presents the abridged audiobook edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Four More Stories by Roald Dahl, read by Roald Dahl himself. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Abridged) James and the Giant Peach (Abridged) Fantastic Mr. Fox (Abridged) The Enormous Crocodile (Abridged) The Magic Finger (Abridged).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged

    • By Otter on 09-05-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Matilda

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,296
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,058
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,060

    Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents. Miss Trunchbull is her terrifying headmistress who thinks all her pupils are rotten little stinkers. But Matilda will show these horrible grown-ups that even though she's only small, she's got some very powerful tricks up her sleeve.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly enjoyable!

    • By samia on 13-11-14

    Regular price: £18.00

    • James and the Giant Peach

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266

    James Henry Trotter's parents have been eaten by a rhinoceros, so now he lives with his two repulsive aunts. One hot day something peculiar happens and an enormous peach grows in their garden. Soon James and the Giant Peach are rolling away from his horrible aunts, towards a most marvellous and wonderful place.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic! - But listen to it through headphones!

    • By Miss Sj Lewis on 18-07-18

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The BFG

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: David Walliams
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 620
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 493

    The BFG is a nice and jumbly giant. In fact, he is the only big friendly giant in Giant Country. All the other giants are big bonecrunching brutes, and now the BFG and his friend Sophie must stop them guzzling up little human beans - with some help from Her Majester, the Queen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book ever

    • By GRant on 23-02-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • George's Marvellous Medicine

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334

    George Kranky is eight-years-old and wondering what sort of mischief he might get into. George's Grandma is a grizzly old grouch and George wants to teach her a lesson...And when Grandma's finished drinking George's marvellous medicine, she'll really have something to grumble about.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic narration

    • By RKDas on 31-10-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The Witches

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Miranda Richardson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    The Witches have a motto: One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear. The Grand High Witch of All the World is the scariest of the lot, but one boy and the grandmother he adores have a plan to get rid of the witches for good.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really good to listen to

    • By Kerry Coupe on 12-12-14

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The Twits

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Richard Ayoade
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 343

    Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. They've kept Muggle-Wump monkeys caged in the garden for far too long, and now the monkeys want to take their revenge.... 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • VERY expensive for an hour

    • By Tim J. on 04-10-18

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Boy

    • Tales of Childhood
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 530
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 528

    Throughout his young days at school and just afterwards, a number of things happened to Roald Dahl, which made such a tremendous impression he never forgot them. Boy is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's childhood; tales of exciting and strange things - some funny, some frightening, all true. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a perfect insight into the mind of Roald Dahl!

    • By ruth on 02-12-14
    • Tales of Childhood
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 11-09-14
    • 5 out of 5 stars 589 ratings

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The Enormous Crocodile

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 87

    The Enormous Crocodile is a greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little girls and boys. But the other animals have a scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a role darl book

    • By Tahir on 01-04-16

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Danny the Champion of the World

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Peter Serafinowicz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 414

    Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had - but Danny's dad has a very big secret. This secret leads them both into the strangest adventure of their lives, and a daring plot that makes Danny the champion of the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent for all ages.

    • By Nick on 03-02-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Fantastic Mr Fox

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Chris O'Dowd
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 235

    Mr Fox steals food from the horrible farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean - one fat, one short, one lean. These three crooks concoct a plan to dig Mr Fox out of his home, but they don't realise how truly fantastic Mr Fox is, or how far he'll go to save his family.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kids love it. We love it

    • By Mrs L M Robson on 03-04-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Douglas Hodge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 396

    Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But even more than that, he longs to see Wonka's enormous chocolate factory! Now Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through those great iron gates; will one of them be Charlie?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a truly wonderful book

    • By MR on 10-06-16

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Lust

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Gillian Anderson, Julian Rhind-Tutt, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Two husbands secretly agree to a night of passion - with each other's wives; a slighted old man takes an elaborate and chilling revenge on his tormentor; a sculpture comes between a scheming wife and her put-upon husband.... Lust highlights a domestic familiarity always on the edge of something much, much darker.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great selection of short stories

    • By J on 05-11-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 116

    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, a classic Roald Dahl story, brought to life in an audiobook reading by House star Hugh Laurie. Billy dreams of turning a weird old wooden house into a wonderful sweet-shop. But a giraffe, a pelly, and a monkey already live inside! Soon they are friends, and when they meet the richest man in England, Billy's scrumptious-galumptious dream just might come true....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's a brilliant book

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-08-19

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Deception

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Andrew Scott, Derek Jacobi, Juliet Stevenson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected audiobook of his darkest stories, read by Richard Griffiths, Andrew Scott, Derick Jacobi, Mark Heap, Juliet Stevenson and Stephen Mangan. Why do we lie? Why do we deceive those we love most? What do we fear revealing? In these 10 tales of deception, master storyteller Roald Dahl explores our tireless efforts to hide the truth about ourselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jolly Good

    • By Amazon Customer on 23-11-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Douglas Hodge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at seventeen-thousand miles an hour in a great glass elevator. It belongs to the fantastic Mr Willy Wonka, and the adventure becomes even greater upon discovering they're not the only ones orbiting the Earth at that particular time.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nice sequel

    • By Ho-Man Yau on 29-12-16

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Going Solo

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 322
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 294
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 292

    This is the second part of Roald Dahl's remarkable life story, following on from Boy. When he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa - and a series of dangerous adventures began. From tales of plane crashes to surviving snake bites, this is Roald Dahl's extraordinary life before becoming the world's number one storyteller." 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Snakes, Boats & Dogfights

    • By Oliver Dayman on 16-11-17

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Love from Boy

    • Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother
    • By: Donald Sturrock
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs....' So begins the first letter that nine-year-old Roald Dahl penned to his mother, Sofie Magdalene, under the watchful eye of his boarding school headmaster. For most of his life, Roald Dahl would continue to write weekly letters to his mother, chronicling his adventures, frustrations and opinions, from the delights of childhood to the excitements of flying as a World War II fighter pilot....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dearest Mama

    • By Rachel Redford on 20-06-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Revolting Rhymes

    • By: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake - illustrator
    • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan, Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 52

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl, read by Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, and Tamsin Greig. You can think again if you thought you knew the stories of some of the most popular fairy tales. Here are six of the best known retold, with more than a twist or two, by the master of the comic and the blood-curdling.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Great poems. Bad value for money.

    • By Amazon Customer on 23-05-16

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Boy & Going Solo

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramas
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Patrick Malahid, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Two new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of Roald Dahl's gripping autobiographical stories. These two compelling adaptations, based on Roald Dahl's real-life tales of his of his boyhood and youthful overseas adventures, celebrate his remarkable life and commemorate his genius.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!

    • By Katy C. on 13-07-19

    Regular price: £11.99

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