This timeline contains all information about Roald Dahl’s life, the books he wrote, and movies, television shows, and theater productions he was involved in. It continues past his death to the present day (since new Dahl works are still being released).
Selected Stories of Roald Dahl
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
“Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life, at Last I’ve Found Thee”
September 14, 1974 – “Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life, at Last I’ve Found Thee” is published in The New York Times. (The story would later be republished as “Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life.”)
Danny the Champion of the World
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
The Enormous Crocodile and The Best of Roald Dahl
My Uncle Oswald, Tales of the Unexpected, and Taste and Other Tales
Roald separates from Patricia Neal.
Tales of the Unexpected
March 24, 1979 – Tales of the Unexpected premieres on television and Roald hosts the first two seasons.
Desert Island Discs
Roald appears on Desert Island Discs (radio show) in November 1979 on BBC Radio 4.