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Alan Bleasdale's eight hour dramatisation of Charles Dickens' best-loved novel.

A master storyteller, Alan Bleasdale affords new views and insights into the timeless tale of the poor boy who asked for more. With a generous but unflinching gaze, and inspired by the original text, he begins his story with the chain of events which lead to Oliver Twist's anonymous birth in the Parish Workhouse. The result is a drama filled with dark comedy, astonishing vivacity and soaring imagination.


Television and Radio Industry Club Award for Best Drama Series

Received nominations for South Bank Show Award and FIPA Award for Television Drama, and the Royal Television Society Best Drama Series Award

Marc Warren received Royal Television Society Award for Best Actor for his role as Monks.

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Robert Lindsay
Julie Walters
Keira Knightley
David Ross
Michael Kitchen
Marc Warren
Lindsay Duncan
Annette Crosbie
Tim Dutton
Emily Woof
Sam Smith

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Dramatisation Written by:
Alan Bleasdale

Produced by:
Keith Thompson

Executive Producer:
Alan Bleasdale
Michele Buck

Directed by:
Renny Rye

Drama Series :
6 x 52 mins or 4 x 2 hours

Distributed by :
Carlton International

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