Fagin


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Fagin

he trained young boys to become thieves. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]

Fagin

iniquitous old man; employs youngsters as thieves. [Br. Lit.: Oliver Twist]
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Fagin urges his urchins to "pick-a-pocket or two, boys" after explaining that: "In this life, one thing counts; In the bank, large amounts.
GLORIOUS OPPORTUNITY Brian Conley will finally get his chance to play Fagin when Oliver
A sound performance, too, from Terry Gormley playing Fagin, while young Ben Evans acts and sings confidently as Oliver Twist and Maison Kelley is a confident Artful Dodger.
Mackintosh said: "I've wanted to work with Griff for years so I'm delighted the marvellous role of Fagin has tempted him back to the stage this Christmas.
Blackadder star Atkinson, 53, said playing Fagin was a long-held wish.
He said: "I had been thinking for some time about returning to the stage and the idea of the role of Fagin, which has long intrigued me - some time ago I even played the role in a school production - seemed like too good an opportunity to miss.
I think there's a lot more reaching out; there's more a sense of community here,'' said Fagin, also a member of Temple Ore Chadash, a Jewish conservative synagogue in Granada Hills.
He wore three overcoats tied together with a piece of rope, just like I do as Fagin.
And it doesn't approach the impact of the dark version David Lean directed in 1948, a film that for long stretches resembles silent cinema and one that was so controversial for its characterization of the Jewish villain Fagin that its U.
We never thought we'd get such a big star as Ron Moody to agree to play Fagin for our own stage version of Oliver
We're in favor of the type of development that reflects the scale of this community," says Gary Fagin, a founder of the Seaport Community Coalition.