Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

  • by Roald Dahl
  • Narrated by Douglas Hodge
  • 3 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Penguin Audiobooks presents Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, read by the actor Douglas Hodge, who plays Willy Wonka in the hit musical adaptation of the book. Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at 17,000 miles an hour in a great glass elevator.
It belongs to the fantastic Mr Willy Wonka, and the adventure becomes even greater upon discovering they're not the only ones orbiting the Earth at that particular time....
Douglas Hodge is a multi-award-winning English actor, with Olivier and Tony awards for his performance in La Cage aux Folles, and nominations for his leading roles in Cyrano de Bergerac, Guys and Dolls, and Inadmissible Evidence. In 2013 he is playing the role of Willy Wonka in Sam Mendes' musical of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.


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Customer Reviews

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Fantastic Book

This is a fantastic story & really well read. This has kept my 7 year old highly entertained on a long car journey - highly recommended.
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- Andy Barton

Very good.

The story was grate, I liked the narrator a lot.
I liked when the vicious knids were burning up and everything was going sizzle sizzle😄😄
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- Emma M

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-09-2014
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Limited