TV Mini Series
Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth; he is soon delivered to the workhouse. There, the cruel Mr Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver dares ask for more gruel, he finds himself cast out and forced to make his own way in the world. Running away to London, Oliver meets the Artful Dodger and his gang, as well as the beautiful Nancy and gets the first warm welcome of his life - but he is soon to discover that this kindness requires its own type of payment. As Oliver is drawn deeper into the dark and murky underworld, he remains unaware that the kind Mr Brownlow is searching for him, while others - the brutal criminal Bill Sikes, the manipulative Fagin and the mysterious Mr Monks - are vying to ruin and destroy his life...
- Timothy Spall
- William Miller
- Adam Arnold
- Tom Hardy
- Sophie Okenedo
- Julian Rhind-Tutt
- Edward Fox
6 member reviews/ratings for this TV ShowAverage Rating: (7.83 / 10)
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"Oliver Twist for our own era." Hm.
Well, at least they didn't throw a lot of F bombs into it.
Some fine acting jobs and the boys are great.My Movie Rating: 5 / 10
One of the best Oliver Twists there is.My Movie Rating: 9 / 10
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