Oliver Twist (2007)

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The adventures of the orphaned Oliver Twist in Victorian London.

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 Oliver Twist (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Rose Maylie (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Mr. Brownlow (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Bill Sikes (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Fagin (5 episodes, 2007)
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The adventures of the orphaned Oliver Twist in Victorian London.

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Rose sings and plays the hymn "Abide With Me". The words were not written until 1847, and the tune wasn't published until 1861, in the classic "Hymns Ancient and Modern". This song did not exist at the time Oliver Twist takes place. See more »

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Version of Oliver Twist (1922) See more »

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Abide With Me
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Music by William H. Monk and lyrics by Henry F. Lyte
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Excellent acting and storytelling
28 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The performances are excellent all around. Sophie Okonedo is a fine Nancy, so thoroughly believable as is Tom Hardy, Timothy Spall and Sarah Lancashire. The children playing Oliver and Dodger give subtle performances, so were obviously directed extremely well.

I did not have any problems with the changes to the narrative and I know the novel well, but in the time constraints of the series, I thought the changes made sense. At first I thought the music surprising but very quickly I felt it suited the style of the story telling.

Very fine effort from the BBC, they are so thorough with period dramas, I can't remember the last time they stuffed one up.


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