Artful Dodger


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Artful Dodger

nickname for the sly pickpocket, John Dawkins. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
See: Cunning

Artful Dodger

tricky thief; pupil of Fagin. [Br. Lit.: Dickens Oliver Twist]
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Dawkin's appearance did not say a vast deal in favour of the comforts which his patron's interest obtained for those whom he took under his protection; but, as he had a rather flightly and dissolute mode of conversing, and furthermore avowed that among his intimate friends he was better known by the sobriquet of 'The Artful Dodger,' Oliver concluded that, being of a dissipated and careless turn, the moral precepts of his benefactor had hitherto been thrown away upon him.
The quarter to five has struck, and the play slackens for a minute before goal; but there is Crew, the artful dodger, driving the ball in behind our goal, on the island side, where our quarters are weakest.
After a whirlwind few months of gigs and appearances following her exit from The X Factor, Lola has been in the studio with Artful Dodger and had a very popular cameo in the Customs House Comedy Gala in February.
You may remember Mark Hill as one half of Artful Dodger who stormed the charts with their garage sounds in the late 90s (but also inflicted Craig David on us).
Artful Dodger will be in the Chic Dance Arena between 8 and 10pm.
And in the Chic Dance Arena, look out for Take That's Howard Donald and Artful Dodger.
Craig David rose to fame in 1999 featuring on the single Rewind by Artful Dodger.
THE WEEKEND: The Deck, Redcar PS5 LUX: Feat Artful Dodger, Spensley's Emporium, Middlesbrough, from PS8 THURSDAY .
Oliver is being played by Lennox Henderson and Aaron Taylor, while Luke Henderson and Hayden Taylor play the Artful Dodger.
The story will revolve around the pickpocket duo of Oliver Twist and Artful Dodger, but after they grew up and twenty years after their adventure in the Dickens' novel.
PENISTONE Centre Stage Musicals are searching for boys to audition for the roles of Oliver and the Artful Dodger.
The natty Time Lord and his new assistant look uncannily like the Artful Dodger and Nancy.