Oliver Twist (1985 TV serial)

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Oliver Twist
Based onOliver Twist
by Charles Dickens
Written byAlexander Baron
Directed byGareth Davies
StarringLysette Anthony
Ben Rodska
Eric Porter
Michael Attwell
Godfrey James
Frank Middlemass
Theme music composerDudley Simpson
Country of originUK
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes12
Producer(s)Terrance Dicks
Running time360 minutes
Original networkBBC1
Original release13 October –
29 December 1985

Oliver Twist is a 1985 BBC TV serial. It was directed by Gareth Davies, and adapted by Alexander Baron from the novel by Charles Dickens. It follows the book more closely than any of the other film adaptions.


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