[London] : British Broadcasting Corporation : BBC Enterprises : [Distributed by] BBC Worldwide, 1997, c1991.
2 videocassettes (335 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

The young orphan Oliver Twist suffers at the workhouse under the cruel regime of Mr. Bumble the beadle and in his apprenticeship with Mr. Sowerberry at the undertakers. Running away to London, Oliver meets the pickpocket, the Artful Dodger and is delivered into the perilous hands of Fagin, the leader of a resourceful den of thieves. With the aid of Charley Bates, Nancy and Bill Sikes, Fagin tries to make Oliver a successful thief.