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Great Expectations: The Untold Story


Budgeted at six million dollars -- a hefty sum for Australian television -- the six-hour miniseries Great Expectations: The Untold Story helpfully endeavored to plug the plot holes thoughtlessly left behind by [[Performer~P308966~Charles Dickens~charlesdickens]] in his original novel. The emphasis was on the escaped convict Magwitch ([[Performer~P67634~John Stanton~johnstanton]]), who, after being helped out by the young Pip (Danny Simmons), was captured by the authorities and transported to Australia...more