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Donald Sturrock

Donald Sturrock studied Modern History at Oxford University, after which he joined BBC Television’s Music and Arts Department where he worked as writer and director, making over thirty documentaries, including an acclaimed profile of Roald Dahl. Since leaving the BBC, he has written for television and live theater, including five opera librettos, one of which is based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. His critically acclaimed biography, Storyteller: The Life of Roald Dahl, was published in 2010. Love from Boy, a collection of Dahl’s letters to his mother, was published in 2016.

Photo by Clive Barda