Fantastic Mr Dahl
2005 BBC One
A psychological portrait of Roald Dahl, exploring the aspects of his life and work which made him such a great storyteller. Presented by Alan Yentob as part of the Imagine series. It was later re-versioned by Warner Home Video for release with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a DVD extra.
|Photography||Dirk Nel, Jonathan Partridge|
|Sound||Paul Paragon, Bob Withey, Patrick Boland|
|Dubbing Mixer||Scott Jones|
|Assistant Producer||Anna Ewart-James|
|Film Editor||McDonald Brown|
|Series Producer||Janet Lee|
|Produced and Directed by||John Bridcut|
The film is a production by Mentorn Oxford (1 x 60’).
‘Roald Dahl’s family were sufficiently impressed by John Bridcut’s documentary Britten’s Children that they agreed to co-operate fully [...] Without ignoring the dark side, this is a sympathetic portrait’