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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 Mrs. Corney (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Nancy (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Edward / ... (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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Abide With Me
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Music by William H. Monk and lyrics by Henry F. Lyte
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Anti-Semitic twist for Oliver
31 December 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

With this version, and having not read the original, I never realised the original story was ant-semitic, particularly when Fagin was being sentenced by the Judge, and in this version Fagin was called "fagin the Jew". I guess all the previous versions were censored or adapted as they are described.

I was more interested in the story than the acting, although I thought the mood was captured quite well. Edward Fox was fine as Mr. Brownlow, a previous review suggested he was cold but I suspect the actor was correct and portrayed his character according to the period, also this was a drama not a sing song version.

As far as I am aware this is the only version to include the references I have described earlier in any version whether TV or Movie.


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