Great Expectations stars Gillian Anderson

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Anderson appears as one of Dickens' most haunting creations: Miss Havisham. Great Expectations airs during the bicentennial of Dickens' birth and marks the fifteenth Masterpiece adaptation of the great novelist's works, including the acclaimed Bleak House, starring Anderson; Little Dorrit, the winner of seven Emmy awards; and David Copperfield, which introduced the very young Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) to American audiences.

Masterpiece Classic "Great Expectations"

Airing April 1 & 8
Sunday nights at 8pm on PBS North
Repeats Sunday nights at 11pm on PBS 2nd Chance

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.