The best character along with Fagin in the book Oliver Twist by Charels Dickins. And the movie/Musical Oliver! (note this must have an ! or it is not the musical of Oliver Twist)
The artful dodger dodes the police after pick pocketing from wealthy men and womens.
by The Artful Dodger - From Oliver! August 29, 2006
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A Character from Charles Dickens Novel, Oliver Twist which has now been adapted into a Musical with The Artful Dodger singing one of the well known songs in Oliver, "Consider Yourself". He is a pickpocket who will do anything for a bite to eat. In the Film Musical version The role of the Artful Dodger was played by Jack Wilde.
I am playing the role of the Artful Dodger
by MusicCentral June 20, 2007