Atkinson To Play Fagin In New Twist

MR. BEAN is set to pick a pocket or two as the star of a new stage adaptation of CHARLES DICKENS' beloved OLIVER TWIST. British funnyman Rowan Atkinson will take on the role of thief mentor Fagin in the latest version of the 170-year-old story of London life. Atkinson will hit the stage in a Christmas (08) production of Oliver Twist at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London. Other famous Fagins have included Sir Alec Guinness, Ron Moody and Sir Ben Kingsley.


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