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Great Expectations

Episode 2 of 4

Ailing Victorian publishers Spavin and Spavin hope Charles Dickens can save them. Stars Michael Cochrane. From January 2001.

Primus plans to save Spavin and Spavin from bankruptcy by becoming Charles Dickens's new publisher. Cordelia has a surprise for Gerald.

Martyn Wade’s four-part comedy series set in a Victorian publishing house.

Starring Michael Cochrane as Primus, Maggie Steed as Cordelia, David Horovitch as Gerald, Elizabeth Spriggs as Edith, Joan Sims as Mrs Quirk, Charles Simpson as Simeon, Ioan Meredith as Prince Albert/Smiles, Stephen Critchlow as John, Rachel Atkins as Mrs Beeton, Becky Hindley as Lizzie Siddal and Gerard McDermott as Forster.

Director: Cherry Cookson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.

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30 minutes