Pip, a poor, uneducated boy, works as an apprentice blacksmith for his sister's husband Joe Gargery. Pip has got a serious dilemma. He's in love with the beautiful, rich and arrogant Estella, and will do anything to win her heart, but how? Then, one day, opportunity knocks on his door, when a secret benefactor offers him 'great expectations' – an education and the life of a gentleman. Who is Pip's generous benefactor and will Pip's great expectations win him Estella's love?
Cross-curricular focus: Social History