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Children's Television: Great Expectations: Part 12


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by Charles Dickens
Adapted in thirteen parts by P.D. Cummins

The story so far: The date for Magwitch's escape is fixed, but Orlick has traced him to Limehouse and told Compeyson. One morning Pip receives an anonymous letter which refers in sinister fashion to Magwitch, and says if he wants information he is to go alone to the sluice-house on the Marshes. Pip keeps the appointment and finds he has been lured there by Orlick, who binds him hand and foot, boasts that it was he who struck down Mrs. Joe, and snarls, 'Now I'm going to kill you'. Luckily, Herbert finds the letter, and arrives in the nick of time to save Pip.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: P.D. Cummins
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Designer: Leonard Newson
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Pip: Dinsdale Landen
Herbert: Colin Jeavons
Startop: Roger Kemp
Magwitch: Jerold Wells
Landlord: Colin Cunningham
Jack: Arnold Ridley
Steersman: Brian Moorhead
Compeyson: Robert Mooney
Judge: Lionel Marson
Mr. Wemmick: Ronald Ibbs
Warder: Arthur White

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Children's Television: Great Expectations: Part 12

BBC Television, 21 June 1959 17.40

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