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13 October 1996 (USA) See more »
A legendary master of disguise. See more »
In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story... See more » | Add synopsis »
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James Bowers ... Gaoler

Alex Kingston ... Moll Flanders
Nicola Kingston ... Moll's Mother
Geoffrey Beevers ... Judge

Lucy Evans ... Little Moll
Anthony Bessick ... Gypsy

Struan Rodger ... Mr. Richardson
Chrissie Cotterill ... Mrs. Fairley
Peter Jonfield ... Parish Officer
Neville Phillips ... Magistrate
Maureen O'Brien ... Mrs. Richardson
Colin Buchanan ... Rowland
Ian Driver ... Robin
Caroline Harker ... Maria

Dawn McDaniel ... Emily
Ken McDonald ... Mr. Baggot

Mary Healey ... Mrs. Baggot
Jeff Nuttall ... Pub Landlord
Philip Fox ... Priest at Wedding

Daniel Craig ... James 'Jemmy' Seagrave
Victoria Scarborough ... Estella

James Larkin ... Capt. Stephens

Christopher Fulford ... Daniel Dawkins
Michael Johnson ... 'Horner'
Andrew Mayor ... 'Mr. Pinchwife'

Roger Ashton-Griffiths ... Gent at Mint
Evie Garratt ... Old Woman at Mint

Roger Morlidge ... Fat Sea Captain
Sam Halpenny ... Thin Sea Captain
Tom Ward ... Lemuel

Diana Rigg ... Mrs. Golightly
Dan D. Fough ... Major Bastock
Bill Thomas ... Lancaster Inn Keeper
Trevyn McDowell ... Mrs Seagrave
Guy Scantlebury ... Capt. O'Malley

Anthony O'Donnell ... Catholic Priest
Matthew O'Neill ... Stable Boy

James Fleet ... James Bland
John Savident ... Clergyman in Coach
Anna Welsh ... Elderly Lady in Coach
Alison Lomas ... Cheeky Serving Girl
Patti Love ... Mrs. Riordan
Catherine Keis ... Mrs. Bland (as Catherine Kies)
Tony Milner ... Landlord at Ware
Anya Phillips ... Servant Girl
Milton Johns ... Mr. Meikeljohn

Nicola Walker ... Lucy Diver
Jenna Hodges ... Dancing School Girl
Lucy Fitzmaurice ... 'Lady Wishfort'
Claire Keepie ... 'Foible' (as Clare Keppie)
Jonathan Weir ... Fop at Theatre
Brian Rawlinson ... Judge
Will Tacey ... Tyburn Priest (as Will Tacy)
Irving Czechowicz ... Fat Man at Tyburn

Ronald Fraser ... Sir Richard Gregory
Ruth Mitchell ... Abigail
Dallas Campbell ... Master Deniston
David Burston ... Constable
David Norman ... Prisoner with Rat (as Dave Norman)
Elizabeth Skelton ... Swell Mob Woman
Caroline Trowbridge ... Annie
Jeffrey Robert ... Clerk of Court (as Jeff Robert)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Colin Alltree ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Alex Brown ... Beggar (uncredited)
Alistair Donkin ... Vicar at Wedding (uncredited)
Maia Lucas ... Young Emily (uncredited)

Directed by
David Attwood 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Davies 
Daniel Defoe  novel "Moll Flanders"

Produced by
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer
David Lascelles .... producer
Gub Neal .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jim Parker 
Mark Springer 
Cinematography by
Ivan Strasburg 
Film Editing by
Edward Mansell 
Casting by
Andy Pryor 
Gail Stevens 
Production Design by
Stephen Fineren 
Costume Design by
Trisha Biggar 
Makeup Department
Emma Ferguson .... assistant makeup artist
Clare Heron .... assistant makeup artist
Sue Milton .... makeup designer
Jane Tyler .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Bill Leather .... production supervisor
Bill Shephard .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vincent Fahy .... first assistant director
Claire McCourt .... second assistant director
Art Department
Phil Buckley .... graphic designer
Brian Eatough .... construction manager
Peter O'Rourke .... action props
Nigel Place .... set dresser
Ron Pritchard .... production buyer
Vic Shirovay .... set dresser
Nick Wilkinson .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Mark Briscoe .... sound editor
Ben Brookes .... boom operator
John Senior .... sound editor
Nick Steer .... sound recordist
John Whitworth .... dubbing mixer
Special Effects by
Simon Blackledge .... special effects
Matt Howarth .... special effects
Casper Lailey .... special effects technician
Ken Lailey .... special effects supervisor
Alastair Vardy .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Tanvir Hanif .... digital effects artist
Nick Wilkinson .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Fisher .... grip
Len Holt .... electrician
Andrew McDonnell .... focus puller
David Ratcliffe .... gaffer
Gary Stanton .... grip
Andy Stephen .... camera operator (as Andrew Stephen)
Steve Wood .... clapper loader
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexandra Caulfield .... dresser (as Alex Caulfield)
Derek Rowe .... dresser
Lucy Wright .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
David Boyle .... assistant film editor
Chris Clarkson .... assistant film editor
Neil Parker .... colorist
Music Department
Mark Tucker .... music score recording engineer
Transportation Department
Tim Jefferis .... h.o.d facilities
Ian Yea .... facilities driver
Other crew
Glenys Bell .... production coordinator
Carolyn Choa .... choreographer
Susie Conklin .... script editor
Wayne Docksey .... animal master
Catriona McKenzie .... script executive
Craig McNeil .... production executive
Helen Moran .... script supervisor

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54 min (4 parts)
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The 4th on-screen adaptation of Daniel Defoe's 1722 novel.See more »
Anachronisms: When this mini-series first aired on British TV, in the final episode, Moll is led to what she believes is her death. The cart in which she travels passes behind a large blue van, clearly visible in the foreground.See more »


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2 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Explicit Warning Needed, 17 May 1999
Author: anonymous

Good story. I am glad I didn't invite the kids to watch with me. Should have been warned though. "The more things change, the more they stay the same," is the thought I had after viewing the 18th century set drama. Loved Diana Rigg.

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