A bedtime staple since its first publication back in 1964, this story has been a part of almost everyone’s childhood and has become hits as films (1971 & 2005), operas and as a hit West End musical!
To celebrate this Whipple-Scrumptious occasion, the wonderful people at Roald Dahl have put together an amazing change for you to share YOUR Wonka memories.
To get involved, simply upload a picture or video of yourself with your favourite copy of Charlie – maybe even the one you read as a child – as well as your name, age and location and they will share their favourites on their amazing new RoaldDahl.com website blog as well as on their social media pages and profiles. Just like some of the celebrity fans…
Finally, using their special tag #CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory wherever you post it, they can spot it and perhaps share it. Sorted!
Camera shy? Don’t worry, you can get creative with you piccys and perhaps use the book to hide your identity while you strike a pose, it’s totally up to you 🙂
Anything else to add?
Of course! If you fancy sharing your first memories, thoughts and feelings of this classic book with the people at Roald Dahl directly, please do! Perhaps with your piccys you could include a little about….
– Who is your favoruite character and why?
– Which character do you think is most like you?
– Your first memory of reading this classic book? Was it read to you or did you tuck away and dive in yourself?
So there it is Roald Dahl fans! Go get snappy happy and join the fun.
We all love a bargain and January is always the best time to find ourselves a little treat for less. I’m here with a handpicked selection of Cool T-Shirts all for under £15, these favourites can be a great start to the new year and won’t break the bank either! Don’t forget we have an even bigger sale section filled with loads more fabulous Cheap T-shirts, perfect for banishing those Winter blues!
“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”
Possibly one of the most amazing things our hero Roald Dahl ever taught us, this amazing quoute as seen childhood classic ‘The Twits’ never fails to make us smile and want to share it with everyone which is why we just had to get to work and feature this on some amazing new Roald Dahl T-Shirts!
These exclusive new designs offer a little something for everyone, be it on a vest, classic tee or our amazing speckled rolled sleeve T-Shirt. Wear it with pride and help spread some retro cheer of your own from only £19.99! Take a peep….
Our classic grey ladies vest is a great wardrobe staple and can help complete more outfits than we’d know what to do with. Soft and flattering, what more could you want 🙂
Our uber stylish speckled tee featuring rolled sleeves and a slightly cropped cut is a little something different put really packs a fashion punch and complete with our exclusive design is a real retro dream!
For the guys we’ve kept things nice and simple with our fantastic quite design on our white soft tee which really helps the lettering to stand out and let the design speak for itself.
Pick up one of these amazing new Roald Dahl Quote clothing designs today as a little payday treat or for the perfect gift for the Roald Dahl fan in your life. Don’t forget to check out our entire range of Roald Dahl Tees too for some extra titles and more exclusive designs!
Heads up peeps! We’ve had an arrival of brand new retro tees and old favourites on new colours and garments that are perfect for any retro 80s/90s enthusiast!
Let me take you through our new collection, featuring a range of inspired 90s T-Shirts, Count Duckula, Labyrinth and Roald Dahl. Something for everyone I’m sure you’ll agree and these vintage T-Shirts are exclusive to TruffleShuffle, so you won’t find them anywhere else!
Yin and Yang feature on this awesome 90’s inspired tee! Light and dark, high and low, hot and cold, fire and water, life and death – all summed up on one cool t-shirt! Utter harmony! Available on a Ladies Speckled Cropped Black Tee and a Men’s Dark Heather Tee.
Show some 90’s attitude with this wicked Word. slogan tee! Did you know that this urban slang is a shortened version of US inmates saying, ‘my word is my bond’, well there you go! Available on Ladies White Burnout Tee and a Grey Curved Hem, Cropped Vest.
Oh no! You didn’t follow the rules…you can’t sit with us! Inspired by the 2004 hit, Mean Girls – the slogan has been given some modern day sass with the likes of Rhianna and Cara Delevingne sporting their appreciation! According to the ‘Burn Book’ this tee is a must have for all fans! Available on a Ladies White Tee and Pink Vest.
Wow! This t-shirt is music to our ears! Whether you’re a walkman kinda guy, an I-pod enthusiast – or if you prefer nothing more than your favourite track on vinyl, this Music t-shirt is a must have! While flaunting your appreciation for music through the years – you’ll get massive high fives from music lovers from every era! Available on a Ladies Scoop Neck Tee and a Mens Long Sleeved Ringer Shirt.
‘Don’t worry my Ducky Poos, Nanny’s here, she knows what to do!’ First aired in 1988, Count Duckula has become one of the nations favourite animated creations to hit our TV screens! Celebrate this great existence with our awesome comic style print tee, a must have for any fan. Available on a Ladies Blue V-Neck T-Shirt and a Mens Heather Royal Tee.
Featuring a print of the legendary David Bowie as Jareth and inspired of course by his famous Dance Magic Dance moves and lyrics – this exclusive Labyrinth design, now available on a ladies vest, is the perfect tribute to one of the most loved scenes from the classic movie.
Game on! As geek-chic is in season, EVERY season – we suggest you seriously flaunt your love for Old Skool cool with this exclusive design, now available on a baby blue ladies tee! Score some points with fellow gamers and look cool at the same time! *Win-Win*We are absolutely honoured to have this exclusive Roald Dahl range available at TruffleShuffle! Combining the best author of our time, with the world’s best children’s illustrator – the results speak for themselves. This vest comes in white and features a front cover illustration of the classic book, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory! A must have for any Roald Dahl fan.
Pick up one of these little beauties of your very own today from just £19.99. See you there!
So aboard an intimidating Viking long ship as it imposingly floats across a misty river towards an unbeknown Saxon village. Let us be your Norse Warrior raiding party as we swing high our mighty axes for mega movie mayhem, we’ll hail loudly for cinematic awesomeness and we’ll pillage aggressively for celluloid wonder. Valhalla awaits us!
Have a happy retro weekend!
SATURDAY 21st September
The Great Escape (1963) Channel 5 5:50pm-9:00pm (3 hours 10 minutes)
The most rebellious Allied prisoners of war are sent to a supposedly escape-proof maximum-security detention camp during the Second World War. They plan an ingenious mass breakout by digging a tunnel, but even when free of the camp, making it across occupied Europe proves a dangerous journey. Drama, starring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Coburn, Donald Pleasence, James Garner and Charles Bronson
Hot Shots! (1991) Film4 7:20pm-9:00pm (1 hour 40 minutes)
A pilot joins an elite squad to take part in a dangerous mission, but faces a struggle to live down his father’s bad reputation – and win the love of a glamorous psychiatrist. Comedy spoofing action movies – principally Top Gun – starring Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Cary Elwes, Kevin Dunn and William O’Leary.
Iron Man (2008) Channel 4 9:00pm-11:25pm (2 hours 25 minutes)
Arms manufacturer Tony Stark is taken hostage by a terrorist group and realises the weapons his company builds have been falling into the wrong hands. Using his engineering skills to construct a hi-tech armoured suit, he manages to escape and then puts the technology to good use in the fight against evil around the world. Superhero adventure, starring Robert Downey Jr, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow and Terrence Howard
City Slickers (1991) ITV London 10:15pm-12:20am (2 hours 5 minutes) Three middle-aged men take a break from the rat race and their mid-life crises to join a two-week cattle drive from New Mexico to Colorado. Together with a bunch of fellow urbanites, they find the going much tougher than expected, and it is down to a real-life cowboy to whip them into shape. Comedy adventure, starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, who won an Oscar for his performance as grizzled trail boss Curly
SUNDAY 22nd September
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) ITV London 4:30pm-6:35pm (2 hours 5 minutes) A lonely boy befriends an alien who has been left stranded on Earth. The two develop a psychic connection as the boy helps the extraterrestrial to contact his own people and call for rescue. However, living on Earth starts to have a devastating effect on the visitor’s health, and a government operative is determined to capture him for study. Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi fantasy, starring Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace and Peter Coyote
Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) Film4 5:40pm-7:20pm (1 hour 40 minutes)
A rebellious fox decides it is time to grow up and change his chicken-stealing ways for the sake of his wife and children. However, the presence of three wicked farmers near his woodland home proves a challenge he cannot resist. Stop-motion animated adventure based on the novel by Roald Dahl, with the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) Film4 7:20pm-9:00pm (1 hour 40 minutes)
A misunderstood soldier who has retired to a Buddhist monastery is drawn back into action for a special mission. A succession of failed rescue missions has left countless American servicemen held hostage in the Middle East, and it falls to him to set them free. Spoof action movie sequel, starring Charlie Sheen, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges and Rowan Atkinson.
The Big Lebowski (1998) ITV4 11:55pm-2:10am (2 hours 15 minutes)
A case of mistaken identity forces an ageing hippie to divide his time between trying to win a bowling tournament and searching for a wealthy industrialist’s kidnapped wife, while getting involved with assorted oddball characters in the process. Coen brothers comedy, starring Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Turturro.
Whatever you get upto this weekend, remember always check under the bed for monsters and enjoy yourselves.