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Masterpiece Episode: "Great Expectations"

Season 28, Episode 20
Episode Synopsis: Ioan Gruffudd stars in an eerie two-part version of “Great Expectations,” Charles Dickens' tale of a blacksmith's apprentice set up by a mysterious benefactor to be a gentleman. Young Pip Gabriel Thomson. Miss Havisham: Charlotte Rampling. Young Estella: Gemma Gregory. Joe Gargery: Clive Russell.
Original Air Date: May 9, 1999
Guest Cast Nicholas Woodeson: Wemmick David Horovitch: Matthew Pocket Clive Russell: Joe Gargery James Hillier: Drummle Gabriel Thomson: Young Pip Daniel Evans: Herbert Pocket Charlotte Rampling: Miss Havisham Bernard Hill: Magwich Emma Cunniffe: Biddy Ioan Gruffudd: Pip Lesley Sharp: Mrs. Joe Tony Curran: Orlick Gemma Gregory: Young Estella Ian McDiarmid: Jaggers

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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