If you’re at home and are looking for something to entertain the kids or would like to revisit one of Roald Dahl‘s nostalgic childhood classics, we may have found just the thing for you.
The Roald Dahl Story Company, together with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi and a slew of your favourite Hollywood A-Listers, have come together for a unique storytelling experience of Dahl’s James and The Giant Peach. The collaboration hopes not just to entertain young and old alike, but also raise funds for Partners In Health, an organisation that is working on the frontlines to fight Covid-19, support public health systems, and protect vulnerable communities worldwide.
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. 🍑 We are teaming up with the extraordinary @taikawaititi to present James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and Friends! 🍑 Taika and his famous friends will be reading the entire story to raise money for @partnersinhealth – and what’s more, every donation made will be matched by us and our partners. 🍑 Click the link in our bio now to feast your eyes on the first two slices. #TaikaAndFriends
Be whisked away into the incredible and heartwarming adventures that James will bear witness to with some of your favourite celebrities, including the likes of Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Eddie Redmayne, Lupita Nyong’o, Gordon Ramsay and the Hemsworth brothers Chris and Liam.
Before we hold you back any longer, here’s a playlist of the first three chapters that’s available so far on the Roald Dahl HQ Youtube channel. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
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