The Story Behind Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

On March 28th 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' will begin previews as a Broadway musical. We devour some sweet — and bittersweet — facts behind the origins of Roald Dahl's most famous work.
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Among his many children's books, Roald Dahl's 1964 confectionary tale Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is his most prominent. A story about a candy manufacturer named Willy Wonka who opens up his magical factory to five lucky children, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory雷电竞娱乐 went on to spawn two films and sell over 20 million copies worldwide.

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