Celebrities Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Hemsworth, Meryl Streep & more to read Roald Dahl

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A team of global stars will be retelling Road Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach" in a series of 10 YouTube videos.

The "James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and friends" initiative is aimed at raising money for the Partners in Health organization, an organization fighting Covid-19 and supporting public health systems in vulnerable communities around the world.

A host of global stars will be reading Road Dahl's "Jame and the Giant Peach" through a series of YouTube videos made available on the Roald Dahl YouTube channel. 

New episodes will be uploaded every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with the first two episodes already available, featuring Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch and brothers, Chris and Liam Hemsworth. 

The line-up of readers includes:

  • Ryan Reynolds
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Lupita Nyong'o
  • Cara Delevingne
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Jamie Cullum
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Liam Hemsworth
  • Gordon Ramsay
  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Meryl Streep
  • Tessa Thompson
  • Olivia Wilde
  • Archie Yates

 Will you be listening in? Tell us in the comments below! 


This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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