The Story Behind George's Marvellous Medicine

Tue 27 Feb

Roald once said that, had he not become a famous writer, he would have loved to have been a doctor...

Roald Dahl, like George, also had fun mixing marvellous concoctions. He called them witches potions and delivered them to his children just before bedtime. They included ingredients like tinned peaches blended with milk and either pink, blue or green food colouring. His were put together carefully, though - none of the nasty side effects George's Grandma experienced...

This is just an extract from the Roald Dahl website, to read the full background of George's Marvellous Medicine, click here.

This blog post was kindly allowed to be replicated by the Roald Dahl Literary Estate

George's Marvellous Medicine will be at the Rose from Tue 27 Mar - Sun 8 Apr, to see more about the production, click here.

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