The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

1996 · 1 hr 48 min

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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 ...
Directed By
David Attwood
Written By
Andrew Davies
Studio
Granada Television

Cast of The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

AK
Alex KingstonMoll Flanders
JB
LE
Lucy EvansLittle Moll
SR
Struan RodgerMr. Richardson
PJ
Peter JonfieldParish Officer
NP
MO
Maureen O'BrienMrs. Richardson
DC
Daniel CraigJames 'Jemmy' Seagrave
TW
Tom WardLemuel
DR
Diana RiggMrs. Golightly
JF
James FleetJames Bland
NW
Nicola WalkerLucy Diver
CF
Christopher FulfordDaniel Dawkins
NK
Nicola KingstonMoll's Mother
KM
Kenn McDonaldMr. Baggot

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