Great Expectations - Olivia Colman as Miss Havisham

Great Expectations – First Look at Olivia Colman as Miss Havisham (updated)

The adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel comes from Peaky Blinders‘ Steven Knight.  Updated 07/02/23: The BBC have released the briefest of clips of Olivia Colman’s Miss Havisham. It’s been a long time since we’ve heard anything about the upcoming BBC/FX adaptation of Great Expectations. The drama, with its impressive cast list (see below), will … >

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Steven Knight gives Peaky Blinders movie update

Peaky progress, if you will.  Thanks to a recent chat on the Heart Breakfast show, creator Steven Knight has provided an update on the progress of the much-anticipated Peaky Blinders movie. While the BBC television show wrapped up in April, after six explosive seasons, the jump to the big screen promises to continue the story … >

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The Night Manager - Olivia Colman as Fiona Burr

Great Expectations – BBC announce Olivia Colman for their next Dickens

The Oscar winner will become Miss Havisham for Steven Knight’s take on the classic tale.  While the final television series of Peaky Blinders is set to debut at the end of February, the BBC have announced casting for another Steven Knight project. The writer is tackling another Charles Dickens novel, Great Expectations, having previously brought … >

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BBC One Christmas 2011 drama trailer

BBC One have released a new trailer featuring some of the highlights of their Christmas drama programming, including Doctor Who, Great Expectations, The Gruffalo’s Child, Lost Christmas and The Borrowers.

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‘Great Expectations’ preview

Yesterday we went along to the British Library for the launch of Great Expectations, screenwriter Sarah Phelps’s (Oliver Twist, EastEnders) three-part take on Dickens’ classic novel about a boy with big dreams who learns that moral worth matters more than social status.

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