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Cast

  • Joseph Holgate - Oliver Twist
  • Henry Goodman - Fagin
  • Lee Boardman - Bill Sikes
  • Honeysuckle Weeks - Nancy
  • Roy Hudd - Mr. Bumble
  • Geoffrey Palmer - Mr. Brownlow
  • Jenny Agutter - Mrs. Maylie
  • Harry Lloyd - Monks
  • James Fox - Charles Dickens
  • John Baddeley - Mr. Giles
  • Robert Benfield - Grieving Father
  • Ruby Bentall - Charlotte
  • Nick Burnell - Police Officer
  • Bernard Cribbins - Mr Sowerberry
  • Elizabeth Counsell - Mrs. Corney
  • Wendy Craig - Mrs. Bedwin
  • Hugo Docking - Charley Bates
  • Mark Field - Dilber
  • Jane Gambier - Oliver's Mother
  • Jon Glover - Barney/Police Officer
  • Peter Goodwright - Mr. Limbkins
  • Christina Greatrex - Butcher's Wife
  • Stephen Greif - Kags
  • Roger Hammond - Dr. Losberne
  • Michael Haughey - Bookseller
  • Mark Heap - Noah Claypole
  • Chris Larkin - Harry Maylie
  • Harry Lawtrey - Artful Dodger
  • Archie Lyndhurst - Dick
  • Polly March - Mrs. Sowerberry/Older Anne
  • Robert Meadwell - Bailiff
  • Joan Moon - Mrs Pippin
  • Cecily O'Neill - Mrs Mann
  • David Oakley - Jailer
  • Eileen Page - Old Sally
  • Cathy Sara - Distraught Mother/Susan
  • Philip Sherlock - Mr. Grimwig
  • David Simeon - Magistrate Fang
  • Harry Smith - Older Boy
  • Mervyn Stutter - Toby Crackit/Magistrate
  • Richard Syms - Man In White Waistcoat
  • Paul Webster - Magistrate Palmers
  • Andrew Williams - Brittles/Hotel Clerk
  • Finty Williams - Rose Maylie

uncredited actors

  • Katherine Kellgren - boy
  • Kreesha Turner - woman in mob

Crew

  • Dramatised and Directed by Paul McCusker
  • Sound Design by Nathan Jones
  • Music by John Campbell

CD Release

Track Listing

Disc 1

  1. Foreword
  2. A Parish Child
  3. Mr Bumble's Poor-ochial Business
  4. The Workhouse
  5. "I Want Some More"
  6. Boy to Let: Five Pounds
  7. Sleeping Among the Coffins
  8. A Delightful Mourner
  9. "It's Meat"
  10. London and the Artful Dodger
  11. Fagin's Handkerchiefs

Disc 2

  1. "Stop! Thief!"
  2. A Familiar Face
  3. Nancy's "Brother"
  4. A Shady Street near Pentonville
  5. Happy Days
  6. On the Scent
  7. "That Poor, Poor Boy"
  8. Playing the Game
  9. Just the Size
  10. "To the Job!"

Disc 3

  1. Through the Window
  2. Old Sally's Secret
  3. It Was Badly Planned
  4. A Mere Child
  5. A Bitter Disappointment
  6. Rose's Anxious Night
  7. Mr. Harry Maylie
  8. The Face at the Window
  9. Feelings and Duty
  10. Mrs Corney's Secret

Disc 4

  1. Something in the Wind
  2. Trusting Rose
  3. Great Happiness
  4. God's Mercy
  5. Mr Morris Bolter
  6. A Reputation of Glory and Honor
  7. A Woman's Obstinacy
  8. Hanging Around London Bridge
  9. Enough Light
  10. A Party to Murder

Disc 5

  1. They're Coming
  2. Putting an End to the Mystery
  3. The Lost Sister
  4. A Reminded Promise
  5. "God Forgive You"
  6. The Reclamation of Young Oliver Twist
  7. Epilogue
  8. Afterword

differences from the book

  • In the original novel, Charlie Bates is referred to as "Master Bates," in the audio drama, he was instead referred to simply as "Charlie" due to "master bates" sounding like the sexual term "masturbates."

Let's see some clips

Focus_on_the_Family_Radio_Theatre's_"Oliver_Twist"

Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's "Oliver Twist"

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