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Masterpiece Episode: "Great Expectations"

Season 42, Episode 9
Episode Synopsis: The conclusion of Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations" finds Pip in London, where his guardian explains his allowance to him. In time, he learns the ways of gentlemen; falls further in love with Estella; and discovers the identity of his benefactor.
Original Air Date: Apr 8, 2012
Guest Cast David Suchet: Jaggers Mark Addy: Pumblechook Susan Lynch: Molly Jack Roth: Dorge Orlick Tom Burke: Bentley Drummle Dave Legeno: Borrit Douglas Booth: Pip Mary Roscoe: Hannah Harry Lloyd: Herbert Pocket Paul Ritter: Wemmick Vanessa Kirby: Estella Paul Rhys: Compeyson Perdita Weeks: Clara Ray Winstone: Abel Magwitch Frances Barber: Mrs. Brandley Shaun Dooley: Joe Gargery
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Season 42, Episode 9
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Length: 59:03
Aired: 4/8/2012
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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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