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This adaptation of Dickens's famous story about little orphan Oliver and his adventures with the Artful
Dodger and master pickpocket Fagin won six Academy Awards.
The memorable numbers include Food, Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two and As Long as He Needs Me.
Screenplay by VERNON HARRIS
Music and lyrics by LIONEL BART Produced by JOHN WOOLF Directed by CAROL REED
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Unknown: Vernon Harris
Unknown: Lionel Bart
Produced By: John Woolf
Directed By: Carol Reed
Fagin: Ron Moody
Bill Sykes: Oliver Reed
Mr Bumble: Harry Secombe
Nancy: Shani Wallis
Oliver: Mark Lester
the Artful Dodger: Jack Wild
Magistrate: Hugh Griffith
Charlie Bates: Clive Moss
Widow Corney: Peggy Mount
Mr Sowerberry: Leonard Rossiter
MrBrownlow: Joseph O'Conor
Mrs Sowerberry: Hylda Baker
Bet: Sheila White
Noah Claypole: Kenneth Cranham
Mrs Bedwin: Megs Jenkins
Dr Grimwig: Wensley Pithey
JeSSOp: James Hayter
Chairman: Fred Emney

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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.

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