The Magwitch Cuckoos – A pitch

Magwitch is one of the most powerful bit-parts in literature: it is he who is the root cause of all the changes in  Pip’s life in Great Expectations.  Surely he deserves his own spin-off?  Given his redemption at the end of Great Expectations, my pitch is that he actually survives, smuggled out of the hospital by a friendly doctor, and lives out his life in respectability in, oh, lets say Shropshire. After some few years he is confronted by a mystery in his village…the eerie sightings of cobwebbed bedecked Wedding Dresses appearing in peoples windows which appear to have sinister psychic abilities…

 

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