Articles Tagged 'Oliver Twist'

Mark Lester and Ron Moody in Oliver! (Pic: Columbia Pictures)

RIP Ron Moody: “Fagin was the Part of a Lifetime”

When a beloved actor passes, it’s always tempting to point at the length and breadth of their career as proof of their cultural worth. And in the case of Ron Moody, who has passed away at the age of 91, there are no shortage of notable roles to discuss. But really, the part that shines […]

Ripper Street, CROPPED FINAL

Dapper TV Looks of Victorian England

The Victorian period (1837-1901) was a time where women displayed their husband’s success by dressing in the finest clothing. The men didn’t shy away from fashion donning stellar top hats and three-piece suits. Wealth also acted as temptation for those without. BBC America’s Ripper Street premieres on Saturday, January 19th at 9/8c with the police force […]

The Young Victoria

Photos: Victorian Fashions in British Costume Drama

BBC America’s forthcoming show Copper (premiering Sunday, August 19 at 10/9c) examines life in NYC set in the 1860s. The majority of the costumes – 600 dresses, frock coats and union suits – were custom built versus relying on picked over rental shops. The folks over at Gothamist have put together a flip book of some […]