Roald Dahl: Charlie and the missing chapters

Wilbur Rice and Tommy Troutbeck are two characters who did not make it into the final version

In the 50 years since Roald Dahl wrote the children's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the book's characters have become household names but it turns out they were only part of the original story.

The discovery of new unpublished chapters reveals Dahl had intended to include more children lucky enough to win the golden ticket and meet Willy Wonka.

Will Gompertz Article written by Will Gompertz Will Gompertz Arts editor

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