Bustle - Rebecca Fearn. This movie is based on the “true story” of when six-year-old Roald Dahl met his favourite author, the 80-year-old Beatrix Potter. Beatrix Potter is her timeless name, From that moment on swept off his feet. This Christmas, Sky One debuts Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse, a film based on the story of when six-year-old Roald Dahl met his idol Beatrix Potter. The memory of his dead father and sister … With Dawn French, Bill Bailey, Rob Brydon, Jessica Hynes. Sky One’s Christmas movie stars Dawn French as Beatrix Potter. Potter … Newcomer Harry Taylor plays the young Roald Dahl, a child struck by tragedy and seeking solace in the works of Potter which prompts him to make the journey to visit her. Set in 1922, Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse is a comedy drama inspired by the true story which follows six-year-old Roald Dahl (Harry Tayler) as he sets off on an adventure to meet his favourite author, Beatrix Potter (Dawn French). According to Mr Girling, Dahl said, “I’ve come to meet Beatrix Potter,” who replied: “Well, you’ve seen her – now buzz off!” Mr Girling added to Wales Online in 2013: “His wife said it’s actually true. “And it’s true Beatrix Potter was quite grumpy and not fond of children. Because it’s Christmas, you’re likely to forgive its fanciful exaggeration of a brief real-life meeting between a young Roald Dahl and his favourite author Beatrix Potter. The tale (or tail here) is that young Roald’s father and sister have recently died and his mother is left bereft, so he seeks out comfort from the famous author of Peter Rabbit.Whilst there is limited screentime between the Roald and Beatrix… They are two of the world’s best loved authors who inspired generations of children with their stories. Beatrix Potter sat at her famous writing desk, gazing through a snow-covered windowpane and Roald Dahl hiding in the potting shed. If you’re in the UK, there’s a new movie airing on Sky One on Christmas Eve called Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse. Roald Dahl met Beatrix Potter when he was just six-years-old and this all-star dramatised story explores how the meeting would go on to inspire Dahl in … The show stars Dawn French as Beatrix Potter and Harry Tayler as Roald. Just three of the first look images of Dawn French as Beatrix Potter and the all-star cast of the upcoming Sky original Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse.. Her great influence she did impress, For a young Roald he started to write. The Story. Harry Tayler as a star-struck young Roald Dahl and Dawn French as Beatrix Potter in Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse. Author Beatrix Potter meets six-year-old Roald Dahl in a stunning drama coming to Sky One on Christmas Eve, starring Dawn French and Rob Brydon. Did a young Roald Dahl really meet his favourite author Beatrix Potter – played by nine-year-old Harry Tayler and Dawn French respectively? The one-off film tells the story of a young Roald Dahl travelling across the UK to meet his literary hero, Beatrix Potter. Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse, is inspired by the true story of when a six-year old Roald Dahl set off on a big adventure?to meet his favourite author, Beatrix Potter. About Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse Roald & Beatrix, the tail of the curious mouse, a heart-warming Christmas film inspired by the true encounter between a six-year-old Roald Dahl and his idol Beatrix Potter. Sky The 90-minute comedy drama, which is based on a true story, follows six-year-old Roald Dahl as he sets off on an adventure to meet his favourite author, Beatrix Potter (Dawn French). Roald had told her. BEATRIX POTTER unleashed a fiery rant at aspiring author Roald Dahl, after the then-six-year-old tracked down his beloved idol to her home in the Lake District. The … Roald and Beatrix: The Tale of the Curious Mouse was inspired by the true story surrounding the meeting of Beatrix Potter and a six-year-old Roald Dahl … Follows the story of when a 6-year-old Roald Dahl meets his idol, Beatrix Potter. As was common in the Victorian era, women of her class were privately educated and rarely went to university.. Beatrix Potter was interested in every branch of natural science save astronomy. The Witches: Warner Bros release trailer for Roald Dahl rebootDahl fell in love with Potter's work, which saw a generation Beatrix Potter unleashed fiery rant as she told young Roald Dahl to 'buzz off' — TodayHeadline Roald Dahl - Harry Tayler. Directed by David Kerr. Roald and Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse, review: a sweet tale of a very unlikely meeting 3/5 This inventive drama, that imagined Roald Dahl paying Beatrix Potter a visit, lacked a sprinkling of Christmas magic The Sky One film inspired by the true encounter between a six-year-old Roald Dahl and his idol Beatrix Potter. The key moment is this little boy runs into her garden, six-year-old Roald Dahl, dressed in a very interesting little blue jacket, looking like Peter Rabbit. and then she meets roald dahl? A magical story of what really can happen when you are brave enough to follow your dreams. Botany was a passion for most Victorians and nature study was a popular enthusiasm. Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of a Curious Mouse is set to be one of this year’s festive telly highlights. A key highlight of Sky’s festive schedule, the Sky original is inspired by the true story of when a six-year old Roald Dahl set off on a big adventure to meet his favourite author, Beatrix Potter. A recently bereaved Roald Dahl goes for one last adventure with his mother Sophy before he attends a boarding school. When Roald Dahl was a young boy, His favourite storyteller he did meet. Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of … Starring Dawn French as Potter and nine-year-old Harry Tayler as Dahl, the Sky One show is based on a real-life meeting that took place in the 1920s, when Dahl was a little boy and Potter was in her 60s. Parents need to know that Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse is British family TV movie that has a feel good tone, despite it addressing topics such as death, grief, professional struggles, and aging.It is inspired by the real-life meeting between acclaimed children's book authors Roald Dahl (Harry Tayler) and Beatrix Potter … Synopsis: Heartwarming Sky Original about a six-year-old Roald Dhal, who goes on an epic adventure to meet his literary hero Beatrix Potter. Remembering what she did say to him, That keen imagination shines so bright. Roald was a child and Beatrix close to retirement age when the pair briefly met one another. The famed author Beatrix Potter is coming to the end of her career. Beatrix Potter's parents did not discourage higher education. … This Christmas, Sky One will air a film, starring Dawn French, that tells the story of when Roald Dahl met Beatrix Potter. Roald and Beatrix - Tail of the Curious Mouse: Sky One’s enchanting special with Dawn French is a Christmas must-watch Dawn French, Rob Brydon, Jessica Hynes and Bill Bailey star in this enchanting and heart-warming story inspired by the true events of Roald Dahl meeting's with Beatrix Potter. Roald Dahl & Beatrix Potter did meet in real life – but with unexpected consequences. Roald’s troubles drift away when he reads Beatrix’s books, so his mum takes him on his first adventure to try to meet his favourite author. Starring Dawn French as Potter and nine-year-old Harry Tayler as Dahl, the Sky One show is based on a real-life meeting that took place in the 1920s, when Dahl … The encounter is life-changing for Roald and Beatrix. The heartwarming Christmas drama will air on Christmas Eve, and despite being fictional – the two writers did once meet. "It's remarkable really, it's about the very real day, the true happening when Roald Dahl aged six, met the real 60 year old Beatrix Potter. The one-off film tells the story of a young Roald Dahl travelling across the UK to meet his literary hero, Beatrix Potter.. Dawn French and Rob Brydon star in Roald & Beatrix together (Rex) Dawn French has revealed she shared a “beautiful” moment with co-star Rob Brydon on the set of her new comedy-drama Roald & Beatrix: The Tale of the Curious Mouse.. 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