'It's a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home . . .'
Young Pip, and orphan, lives with his cruel sister and her gentle husband until one day his simple village life changes forever. This terrifying discovery of an escaped convict, and then a visit to the ghostly Miss Havisham and her beautiful but cold-hearted daughter, Estella, affect Pip in ways he could never imagined. And when a mysterious benefactor provides him with money to become a gentleman in London Pip just doesn't know what to expect . . .