The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

  • 1996
  • 1 Season
  • drama

A bawdy four-part adaptation of Daniel Defoe's 1722 novel from Britain's Granada TV, in which the `wickedest woman in the world' is brought vividly to life as an unapologetic seductress who's determined to become a gentlewoman.

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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

First Aired: November 5, 2002

Alex Kingston stars as Moll Flanders, the heroine of Daniel Defoe's bawdy 1722 novel. In Part 1 (of two), Moll recounts her upbringing as a servant; her first two marriages; and her fateful third union with a Virginia plantation owner (Tom Ward). Lemuel's Mother: Diana Rigg. Rowland: Colin Buchanan. Jemmy: Daniel Craig.

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