The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders

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From award-winning writer Andrew Davies ("Pride and Prejudice") comes "The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders," the scandalous story of the notorious master criminal (Alex Kingston, "Doctor Who") who captivated Britain during the riotous 18th century.

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1 Season, 5 Episodes
October 13, 1996
7.8/10
Cast: Alex Kingston, Daniel Craig
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The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders
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  • Fully embracing a life of crime, Moll and her new partner Lucy Driver are eventually tracked down and locked up in Newgate Prison. Facing execution in the place of her birth, it seems like the road has come to a bitter end for Moll - until hope emerges from an unlikely old friend.

  • Fully embracing a life of crime, Moll and her new partner Lucy Driver are eventually tracked down and locked up in Newgate Prison. Facing execution in the place of her birth, it seems like the road has come to a bitter end for Moll - until hope emerges from an unlikely old friend.

  • Moll is head-over-heels for her fifth husband, Jemmy (Daniel Craig, "James Bond"), but she is soon to learn the handsome aristocrat harbors a dark secret.

  • Thrice-married Moll Flanders heads for Chatham, after her third husband leaves her, where she marries young sea captain Lemuel Golightly and sets sail for Virginia to meet his mother (Diana Rigg, "Game of Thrones").

  • After running away from her adoptive family, young Moll Flanders is taken in by the Mayor of Colchester and raised alongside his two sons - but her relationship with the eldest is decidedly more than fraternal.