February 25, 2023

Camilla speaks out against censorship of Roald Dahl books - as writers including Richard Osman cheer her speech telling authors not to let anyone 'curb the freedom of your expression or limit your imagination'

The Queen Consort has waded into the row over the decision to re-write some of Roald Dahl’s most famous children’s classics, urging authors to resist curbs on their ‘freedom of expression’. Speaking at a reception to mark the second anniversary of her popular online book club, Camilla told assembled writers: ‘Please remain true to your calling, unimpeded by those who may wish to curb the freedom of your expression or impose limits on your imagination.”

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The Queen Consort has waded into the row over the decision to re-write some of Roald Dahl’s most famous children’s classics, urging authors to resist curbs on their ‘freedom of expression’.

Speaking at a reception to mark the second anniversary of her popular online book club, Camilla told assembled writers: ‘Please remain true to your calling, unimpeded by those who may wish to curb the freedom of your expression or impose limits on your imagination.”

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