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Great Expectations: Episode 1

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An orphan boy meets an escaped convict, a crazed rich woman, a bewitching girl, and grows up to have great expectations of wealth from a mysterious patron on "Great Expectations," Charles Dickens' remarkable tale of rags to riches to self-knowledge, starring Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, Bleak House), David Suchet, Ray Winstone, and Douglas Booth.

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Meet the major characters of Great Expectations and the actors who portray them.

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From the swamps of The Forge to streets of London, step into the world of Great Expectations.

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