Winter’s Tales with Tom Hollander

Tuesday 12 Dec, 6.00pm

Winter’s Tales with Tom Hollander
Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl

Tom Hollander will read Roald Dahl’s hilarious take on some of the best-loved fairy tales in Revolting Rhymes. Expect some surprising endings… Recommended for ages 5+.

Tom Hollander, star of TV’s Rev and Pirates of the Caribbean reads Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes – reinterpretations off well-known fairy tales with some very surprising endings.

Tom first appeared on Broadway as Bosey in the Almeida Theatre’s production of The Judas kiss opposite Liam Neeson at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Theatre includes: Travesties (Apollo Theatre) [NOMINATED BEST ACTOR, OLIVIER AWARDS] A Flea in Her Ear (Old Vic); Landscape with Weapon (National Theatre), The Hotel in Amsterdam (Donmar); King Lear, Tartuffe [BEST ACTOR TIME OUT, IAN CHARLESON AWARD] and The Government Inspector (IAN CHARLSON AWARD) (all at the  Almeida); He played Baby in the original production of Jez Butterworth’s Mojo (Royal Court); As You Like It (Cheek by Jowl tour IAN CHARLESON AWARD); The Way of the World (Lyric Hammersmith IAN CHARLESON AWARD); The Threepenny Opera (Donmar) and Don Juan (Sheffield Crucible).

Television includes: Taboo, Doctor Thorne, The Night Manager [BAFTA BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR], A Poet in New York [BEST ACTOR RTS AWARD], Rev [NOMINATED 3 YEARS RUNNING BAFTA. BEST COMEDY PERFORMANCE], Any Human Heart, The Thick of It, Desperate Romantics, Gracie [NOMINATED BAFTA BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR], John Adams, The Company, Cambridge Spies [BEST ACTOR EUROPEAN TELEVISION AWARDS], The Lost Prince, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Wives and Daughters, Absolutely Fabulous and The Bill.

Film includes: Breathe, The Promise, Jungle Book: Origins, Mission Impossible – RogueNation, Tulip Fever, The Invisible Woman, About Time, Hanna, The Soloist, In the Loop, Valkyrie, Elizabeth: the Golden Age, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, A Good Year, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Land of the Blind, Pride and Prejudice [EVENING STANDARD BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, LONDON CRITICS CIRLCE BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR], The Libertine [NOMINATED BIFA], Paparazzi, Stage Beauty, Gosford Park [SAG AWARD], Possession, Lawless Heart, Enigma, The Announcement, Maybe Baby, The Clandestine Marriage, Bedrooms and Doorways, Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Lawrence, Gobble, True Blue and Some Mother’s Son.

Tom makes regular appearances on American Dad and Family Guy.

Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl is published by Puffin Books.
© Roald Dahl Nominee Ltd

Winter’s Tales is supporting Give a Book, a local charity gifting books to a wide range of people who might otherwise not have access to them in schools, prisons and other organisations. Winter’s Tales will also help to raise funds and awareness for the Kensington and Chelsea Foundation Grenfell Tower fund. The K&C Foundation is an independent local charity and 100% of the money it receives for the fund will support the residents who lived in Grenfell Tower and others affected from the local community.

Tickets: £15.50 / £12.50

With your ticket to any event in the Winter’s Tales series you can: Come and meet Santa in our Christmas Grotto. Create your own Christmas tree decorations. Stock up on stocking fillers in our pop-up gift shop. Enter our Christmas story-writing competition. And enjoy mulled wine or spiced apple juice in our magical underground wonderland.

Print Room at the Coronet Little Writers Competition

As part of our Winter’s Tales storytelling festival, children in Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 are invited to enter an original short story into our Little Writers Competition. The story can be on any subject, and must fit on one A4 page. Handwritten and typed entries will be accepted. For each group, a first prize and a runner-up prize will be awarded. All winning stories will be published here, on our website. Prize winners will receive books from Lutyens & Rubinstein, a chocolate goody-bag and a signed certificate.

Entries should be emailed to The deadline for entries is midnight on 31 December 2017. Winners will be announced in January.

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