Great Expectations: TV Choice Interview
Posted at 8:51 AM (PST) on Tuesday, December 6, 2011
TV Choice Magazine, UK
By Mary Comerford
After her BAFTA-nominated performance as Lady Dedlock in the BBC’s Bleak House, Hollywood star Gillian Anderson returns to Dickens as Miss Havisham in Great Expectations on BBC1. (Last July) TV Choice caught up with her on location...
Miss Havisham is such an iconic role — did you always want to play her?
As much as I’m familiar with the book it’s not in my mind as one of my favourites as it is for a lot of people. But this was a time when I was as excited by the adaptation, if not more so, than the book. I felt I might have a way in to the character and I fell in love with the script. Miss Havisham had a real historical impact.
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Great Expectations Trailer - BBC One