Olivia Colman to play Miss Haversham

Olivia Colman will lead the cast of a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations for the BBC and FX.

She will play Miss Haversham in the series, which will also star Fionn Whitehead as Pip and Matt Berry as Mr Pumblechuck.

The cast also includes Johnny Harris, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Hayley Squires, Owen McDonnell, and Trystan Gravelle.

Steven Knight is writing the series, which counts Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott among its producers.

No details yet on when filming will begin.

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