First part of adaptation of Dickens' classic novel. An unknown girl dies in childbirth at a country workhouse - what will become of her son?
Oliver has rebelled against his treatment at Mr Soweby's undertakers and run away to London.
Oliver has been befriended by Mrs Maylie and her adopted daughter. But Rose is suddenly struck down by a dangerous fever.
Harry's arrival has helped Rose recover from her illness but Mrs Maylie still refuses to permit their marriage. The mysterious Monks is seeking secret information from the Bumbles.
Oliver is forced by Fagin to go on a burglary with the dangerous Bill Sikes.
Oliver has shocked the workhouse guardians by asking for more gruel. They decide to get rid of the rebel by making him an apprentice.
Mr Brownlow, now reunited with Oliver, has joined with the Maylies to defeat Monk's conspiracy.
Bill has killed Nancy for trying to save Oliver. Fagin has disbanded his gang as the police close in on the murderer.
Monks has destroyed the last clue to Oliver's identity, but Nancy has warned Rose of the danger.
The Artful Dodger has enticed Oliver into Fagin's criminal gang of juveniles.
Oliver has been rescued from a life of crime and then recaptured by Fagin.
Bill Sykes has left Oliver for dead. Badly wounded he is arrested as the burglar's accomplice.