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  • Among a splendid cast, Guinness and Robert Newton are truly exceptional, respectively playing the captivating Fagin and his evil accomplice, Bill Sikes, with gusto.

    John Farr: Beyond "The Poseidon Adventure" : A Tribute To Ronald Neame

  • "As long as he needs me?" sings Nancy? that is to say, as long as I am sure that Bill Sikes needs me, and loves me, then it is all right for him to beat me up.

    The Killer Inside Me

  • Especially when he played Bill Sikes in the musical Oliver!

    Supernatural: The Devil You Know - Pink Raygun.com

  • Among a splendid cast, an unrecognizable Guinness and Robert Newton are truly exceptional, respectively playing Fagin and evil accomplice Bill Sikes with gusto.

    John Farr: Dickens On Film

  • His moments of aggressive spunk go well beyond exacting vengeance on anyone who insults his mother, whether it's throwing a plate at the Artful Dodger or staring down Bill Sikes.

    Oliver Twist (I)

  • And in pictures I have seen, he is once again unrecognizable as Bill Sikes in Oliver Twist.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Monks' erotic and, one suspects, potentially abusive fixation on Rose now doubles Bill Sikes' obsession with Nancy.

    The Little Professor:

  • Bill Sikes, for example, still murders Nancy, but instead of accidentally hanging himself during his escapade on the roof, he deliberately hangs himself in a sewer drain.

    The Little Professor:

  • Tom Hardy, who will play Bill Sikes in the forthcoming "Oliver Twist" on "Masterpiece," makes a very intriguing and believable Heathcliff, despite all the character's personality U-turns.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • If Mr Darcy had been an unemployed hod carrier renting an East London attic next door to Bill Sikes, he'd have been extraordinarily lucky to get off with the horrifically deformed sixth Bennett sister secretly hidden away in the family cellar.

    Ashes to Ashes ; The Dominant Gene

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