Oliver Twist (1985 TV serial)

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Oliver Twist
Based on Oliver Twist
by Charles Dickens
Written by Alexander Baron
Directed by Gareth Davies
Starring Lysette Anthony
Ben Rodska
Eric Porter
Michael Attwell
Godfrey James
Frank Middlemass
Theme music composer Dudley Simpson
Country of origin UK
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 12
Producer(s) Terrance Dicks
Running time 360 minutes
Original network BBC1
Original release 13 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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