Video: Screenwriter David Nicholls joined us to talk about adapting Great Expectations for the big screen

Profile: David Nicholls is a best-selling novelist and top screenwriter whose work includes the romantic drama One Day, charming British comedy Starter For 10 and, most recently, the big screen adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Great Expectations - which just so happens to be David's favourite novel too!

David chatted to us about the challenges of adapting such an historic and lengthy text for the screen, and how this version of Great Expectations differs from the adaptations we've been treated to in the past.

We also hear a snippet from our reporter Emily's interview with Jeremy Irvine, who plays Pip in the film, and get to see some sneak previews ahead of the film's release.

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  • Wednesday 28 November 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs): "It's the great coming of age story" - David Nicholls on Great Expectations

    Wednesday 28 November 2012 (suitable for Secondary clubs): "It's the great coming of age story" - David Nicholls on Great Expectations

    Novelist and screenwriter David Nicholls waxes lyrical about his love for Dickens' Great Expectations.

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