Well known for his enchanting and enduring tales for children, Roald Dahl also wrote 51 short stories for adults, collected in four books.

The ‘Evening of Roald Dahl’ and the following roadshow events will showcase some of the author’s lesser-known adults’ stories, including The Umbrella Man.

‘Never Grow Up, Always Down!’ the North West charity urges Cheshire residents.

All roadshow dates on The Reader website:

• ‘An Evening of Roald Dahl’, Storyhouse, 13th September, 6pm
• ‘An Afternoon of Roald Dahl’, Northwich Library, 1st October, 1pm
• ‘An Afternoon of Roald Dahl’, Ellesmere Port Library, 3rd October, 1pm
• ‘An Afternoon of Roald Dahl’, Storyhouse Silver Sunday, 7th October, 2pm
• ‘An Afternoon of Roald Dahl’, Storyhouse Silver Sunday, 7th October, 3pm

Book for the free Evening of Roald Dahl event at Storyhouse here, or just come along to one of the afternoon sessions.