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by Charles Dickens
Adapted for radio in twelve parts by Giles Cooper
1 — ' The Parish Orphan '
Produced by Charles Lefeaux


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Giles Cooper
Produced By: Charles Lefeaux
Oliver Twist: Wilfrid Downing
Surgeon: Hamilton Dyce
Sally: Hilda Davies
Mother: Mary O'Farrell
Mrs Corney: Gladys Young
Mr Bumble: Cecil Trouncer
Mrs Mann: Barbara Trevor
Susan: Gabrielle Blunt
Dick: Dorothy Gordon
Secretary: Howieson Culff
Limbkins: Bryan Powley
Man with the White Waistcoat: Richard Williams
Workhouse Master: Stanley Groome
Swubble: Malcolm Knight
First boy: Colin Campoell
Second boy: Michael Darlington
Magistrate: Martin L"wis
Gamfield: Stephen Jack
Mr Sowerberry: Peter Copley
Mrs Sowerberry: Marv O'Farrell
Charlotte: Gabrielle Blunt

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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