Latest Oliver Twist News



Oliver Twist Heading To Tv

12th February 2013

Charles Dickens' beloved tale Oliver Twist is set to be reimagined for the small screen.The new project is being written...

Ashley Greene To Star In Modern Oliver Twist

15th September 2011

Twilight star Ashley Greene is set to give Charles Dickens' literary classic Oliver Twist a modern makeover in a new...

The Things They Say 20858

21st March 2011

"That place was really dirty. We had mousetraps everywhere because there were mice in the house. I didn't have a...

Fascinating Fact 11103

15th March 2011

A former London workhouse which inspired Charles Dickens to pen Oliver Twist has been given protected status by British government...

Oliver Twist Breaks Dickens Record At Auction

3rd April 2008

An inscribed first-edition copy of OLIVER TWIST has sold at auction for $229,000 (GBP114,500) - setting a new world record...

Atkinson To Play Fagin In New Twist

28th March 2008

MR. BEAN is set to pick a pocket or two as the star of a new stage adaptation of CHARLES...

Unique Guinness Photos Unearthed After 60 Years

20th July 2007

A unique photograph of ALEC GUINNESS taking a cigarette break during the filming of OLIVER TWIST has been unearthed. The...

Voting Opens For People's Choice

4th September 2006

VOLVER, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and OLIVER TWIST have all been nominated for the European Film Academy's People's Choice Award. The...

Wallace + Gromit Destroys Competition At UK Box-office

18th October 2005

WALLACE + GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT shot straight to the top of the UK box-office chart over the...

Foreman Undaunted By Oliver Reed Role

7th October 2005

OLIVER TWIST actor JAMIE FOREMAN suffered no anxiety about succeeding the revered OLIVER REED in the role of villainous BILL...

Polanski Fails To Charm Veteran British Actress

3rd October 2005

Director ROMAN POLANSKI has upset one of Britain's best-loved veteran actresses, LIZ SMITH, who believes the Academy Award winner to...

Foster Cruises Steadily At The Top Of Us Box Office

3rd October 2005

JODIE FOSTER's latest movie FLIGHTPLAN remains aloft at the US box office, after taking in an extra $15 million (GBP8.3...

Polanski: 'Oliver Twist Is For My Kids'

2nd October 2005

Director ROMAN POLANSKI made his new screen version of OLIVER TWIST as a gift for his two young children....

Polanski Banned Sweets

28th September 2005

Director ROMAN POLANSKI banned sweets on the set of latest movie OLIVER TWIST, so lead actor BARNEY CLARK looked gaunt...

Polanski Asks Oliver For Oscar

27th September 2005

Director ROMAN POLANSKI has high hopes for his OLIVER TWIST lead BARNEY CLARK - he wants him to win an...

Polanski Explains Vanity Fair Legal Action

26th September 2005

Oscar-winning director ROMAN POLANSKI sued Vanity Fair magazine over claims he seduced a woman on the way to his late...

Kingsley's Fagin Inspired By Old Photos

26th September 2005

SIR BEN KINGSLEY used a stash of photographs he picked up on the set of SCHINDLER'S LIST in Krakow, Poland,...

Kingsley Snubs Polanski Daily

20th September 2005

Oscar-winning actor BEN KINGSLEY left legendary director ROMAN POLANSKI speechless when he pretended not to know the film-maker on the...

False Teeth Trouble For Kingsley

4th September 2005

Veteran actor BEN KINGSLEY had to be rescued from a set of false teeth by controversial director ROMAN POLANSKI, while...

Polanski: 'I Relate To Twist'

29th August 2005

Maverick director ROMAN POLANSKI is profoundly affected by the title character of OLIVER TWIST, as he suffered a similarly heartbreaking...

Polanski Targets Young Audience

29th August 2005

Maverick movie-maker ROMAN POLANSKI is thrilled to be making a new screen version of CHARLES DICKENS book OLIVER TWIST, as...

Jackson To Be Defended By Twist Friend

25th January 2005

MICHAEL JACKSON's actor friend MARK LESTER intends to give evidence in defence of the singer at the THRILLER star's forthcoming...

Kingsley To Play Fagin

9th May 2004

BEN KINGSLEY is the latest star to portray CHARLES DICKENS' infamous crook FAGIN in ROMAN POLANSKI's upcoming adaptation of OLIVER...

Roman Polanski To Film Oliver Twist

9th September 2003

OSCAR-winning director ROMAN POLANSKI's passion for using dark subject matter in his movies is taking a backseat for his latest...

Belly Button Piercing Swings It For Keira

28th July 2003

Rising British talent KEIRA KNIGHTLEY claims her belly button piercing won her a role in upcoming film LOVE ACTUALLY....

Stahl Set To Play Hooker In Oliver Twist Adaptation

18th July 2003

NICK STAHL will follow up his role as JOHN CONNOR in T3: RISE OF THE MACHINES as a male prostitute...