I recently began re-reading 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens purely so I could learn a little bit more about Herbert Pocket- the character Harry Lloyd will be portraying in the upcoming 'Great Expectations' TV series. I am not sure if this is of any interest to anyone but I thought I would post a little of what I learnt about the character for any fans of Harry who like me wants to know a little about who this 'Herbert' is.
Harry Lloyd cast as Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations
NOTE: I have tried very hard to keep this article free of any major spoilers however in order to get...
A list of all the films/ Tv series' that Harry Lloyd has appeared in. I will also include the projects which he is linked to or that may be in production as well as rumored films (which will be marked: "RUMOURED"). This list will be updated as new information becomes avaliable.
"Closer to the Moon" 2013 Role: Virgil (RUMOURED) link
"Great Expectations"(TV series) 2012 Role: Herbert Pocket link NOTE: There is some discrepancy between the 2012 release year for this series. It has been anounced that it will air over Christmas 2011
"The Iron Lady" 2011 Role: Young Denis Thatcher link
Next year, 2012 is the bicentenary of Charles Dickens’ birth so considering Harry is the great-great-great-grandson of the famed author, how will his loyal fans celebrate the bicentenary?...by watching Harry in the new TV Series adaptation of Dickens novel 'Great Expectations' of course!
Harry has been cast in the role of Herbert Pocket. For those of you who can't exactly remember or don't know who that is- Herbert is Pip's best friend, they first meet as young boys and Herbert challenges Pip to a fight. As young men they meet again and share an apartment together in London. I only remember...