Cast with a Who’s Who
of British acting legends, this mini-series version of Dickens’ novel tells you everything you ever wanted to know about Oliver’s parentage.
Impregnated by a married man named Edwin Leeford (Tim Dutton), the disgraced Agnes Fleming (Sophia Myles) exiles herself from her happy home. Though Leeford intends to do right by Agnes, he's gone to Rome to claim an inheritance, which will enable him to pay off his greedy wife, Elizabeth (Lindsay Duncan), and his sniveling son, Monks (Marc Warren). To that end, he revises his bequests and dispatches the document to his friend, Mr. Brownlow (Michael
Kitchen) in England. But the spiteful Eli...