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In the above interview, one of Britain's best young actors, Jeremy Irvine, talks about his starring role as Pip in Great Expectations, the pressures of taking on such a well-known role, and how he prepares. Jeremy has also starred in War Horse and Now Is Good.
In the video below, the screenwriter and author David Nicholls joins us to talk about adapting Great Expectations for the big screen. David is a bestselling novelist and screenwriter whose work includes the romantic drama One Day and charming British comedy Starter For 10. Charles Dickens' classic Great Expectations is David's favourite novel and he chatted to us about the challenges of adapting such an historic and lengthy text for the screen, and how this version of Great Expectations differs from other film versions.