Latest Oliver Twist Stories

2010-07-01 06:35:00

OBERLIN, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack Dawkins, the character known as The Artful Dodger in Charles Dickens' classic "Oliver Twist," is deported to the United States, readers are left with no further information about his whereabouts or circumstance.

2008-10-06 15:00:23

By David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer The veteran musical "Oliver!" is packed with memorable songs and the national tour that's at Popejoy Hall today has toplevel performers from top to bottom who sing them.

2008-09-09 21:00:14

By Fiona Evans A Parish Boy's Progress is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens' classic, Oliver Twist, and also features Fenella Fielding, star of Carry on Screaming.Directed and produced by Tony Homyer, a care worker and former-professional actor, the film took over four years to make.He worked with actors from Keighley Day Services as well as the wider Bradford district who have learning disabilities alongside professional actors to produce the 105-minute film.Steven Ginn, who has learning...

2008-07-24 09:00:47

By Nanciann Cherry, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul.

2006-07-09 14:25:21

By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Roman Polanksi adapted the story of orphan Oliver Twist to the big screen, he drew inspiration from his own childhood during World War II, the director told a news conference on Sunday. "I can relate to the situation.

2005-09-24 13:00:34

By Alan Crosby PRAGUE (Reuters) - His last film may have been The Pianist, for which he won a best director Oscar, but that's no guarantee of fame and funding for Roman Polanski, who attends the world premiere of his latest work Oliver Twist on Saturday.

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