Oliver Twist runs away to London and falls in with a gang of pickpockets before being taken in by the charitable Mr Brownlow. Alan Bleasdale pens this original television adaptation of Dickens' classic novel. Having grown up in the workhouse of Mr Bumble (David Ross), young orphan Oliver (Sam Smith) has only ever known hardship and poverty. When he ends up on the streets of London, he is taken in by Fagin (Robert Lindsay) and inaugurated into the ways of the pickpocket, and it is while attempting to master this new craft that Oliver encounters a family who hold the key to his own hidden past.
Release Date: 16 October 2006
Certificate: TBA - To Be Announced
Main Language: English