Monday, November 27, 2023

“The Artful Dodger” on Hulu

"The Artful Dodger" is a new 8-episode Australian-produced live-action TV series, 
created by James McNamara, David Maher and David Taylor. "...exploring the adult double life of Charles Dicken's famous prince of thieves...", starring Thomas Brodie-Sangster, David Thewlis and Maia Mitchell, streaming November 29, 2023 on Hulu:

"...'Jack Dawkins' aka 'The Artful Dodger', whose fast pickpocketing fingers have turned into the skilled hands of a surgeon, lives in 1850's Australia, in the lively colony of 'Port Victory'.

"But his past returns to haunt him with the arrival of 'Fagin', luring him back into a world of crime. A greater threat - to Dodger's heart - is 'Lady Belle', the Governor's daughter, determined to become the colony's first female surgeon. 

"From heists to life-and-death surgeries to the harsh realities of the criminal world mingling with the middle ground and gentry, this is a tale of reinvention, betrayal, redemption and love with a twist...."

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