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Overview

In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story. Born in the gaol, after her mother is transported Moll is raised by the kindly mayor of Colchester and his wife, whose two sons lust after her. She enjoys sex with handsome Rowland, who teaches her that money talks, but, realizing he only wants her as a mistress, she marries his duller brother Robin, who conveniently dies after five years, leaving her wealthy. She goes to London, briefly meeting highwayman Jemmy Seagrove, and marries parvenu draper Daniel Dawkins, but he has huge debts and must flee to France, leaving Moll alone and poor. Moll meets handsome young American sea captain Lemuel Golightly, who marries her and takes her to Virginia and a good life style, along with his mother. They have two children and are blissfully happy until Moll discovers her mother-in-law is also her birth mother. She has married her own brother. She returns to England and poses as wealthy ...

  1. David Attwood

    Director

  2. Daniel Defoe

    Novel

  3. Andrew Davies

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Bowers

    Gaoler

  2. Alex Kingston

    Alex Kingston

    Moll Flanders

  3. Geoffrey Beevers

    Geoffrey Beevers

    Judge

  4. Lucy Evans

    Little Moll

  5. Anthony Bessick

    Gypsy

  6. Struan Rodger

    Struan Rodger

    Mr. Richardson

  7. Peter Jonfield

    Peter Jonfield

    Parish Officer

  8. Neville Phillips

    Neville Phillips

    Magistrate

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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

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Original Language English

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