Great Expectations


Vanessa Kirby (Estella) Papilionaceous hat ribbon in the 2011 BBC production of Great Expectations.

Vanessa Kirby (Estella) Papilionaceous hat ribbon, Great Expectations BBC 2011. Photo: Nicola Dove

Vanessa Kirby (Estella) wears Papilionaceous in the 2011 BBC production of Great Expectations. Photo: Nicola Dove

Vanessa Kirby (Estella) wears Papilionaceous in the 2011 BBC production of Great Expectations. Photo: Nicola Dove

“Don’t come again. Even if she begs. Forget about this house and everyone in it…”

Sarah Phelps’ gripping adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic ‘Great Expectations’ in the 2011 TV mini series of  brings out the very best of Dickens’ masterpiece – part thriller, part mystery, with a powerful love story at its heart.