Press clippings

Billy Jenkins interview

"The festive special is life and death stuff!"

Caren Clark, What To Watch, 3rd December 2023

Dodger review

This hilarious Dickens prequel is an utter treat.

Jack Seale, The Guardian, 3rd December 2023

Paul Whitehouse & Nicola Coughlan join Dodger Christmas special on BBC

Dodger is returning for its second Christmas special on BBC One, with a nod to King Charles' coronation and a guest cast including Paul Whitehouse, Simon Callow and Nicola Coughlan as Queen Victoria.

British Comedy Guide, 7th November 2023

Star cast for Dodger specials revealed

A star-studded guest line-up has been revealed for the three upcoming specials of CBBC comedy Dodger.

British Comedy Guide, 1st September 2022

Dodger: the Oliver Twist prequel that's scary, starry and totally irresistible TV

This Dickens spin-off claps along like The Goonies and is so ace it's been promoted from CBBC to BBC One. No wonder Christopher Eccleston and Julian Barratt were lining up to star.

Stuart Heritage, The Guardian, 5th April 2022

Dodger review

A boisterous and amusing drama that will get the kids into Dickens.

Helen Brown, The Telegraph, 13th March 2022

CBBC announces period family comedy Dodger

CBBC has confirmed the production of a new family comedy series, Dodger. Based on Charles Dickens's iconic characters, its stars include Christopher Eccleston as Fagin.

British Comedy Guide, 5th May 2021

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