Love for Lydia

1979, TV Show

Romance and tragedy unfold against a backdrop of Depression-era England in an acclaimed adaptation of H.E. Bates' novel about a shy young heiress who becomes a worldly sophisticate. The British miniseries aired on `Masterpiece Theatre.'

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Free | Xfinity Aired: 12/2/1979

Season 1, Episode 11
Provincial heiress Lydia Aspen grows from bashful teen to wild jazz-age flapper while toying with the affections of a young writer and three other men who fall passionately in love with her. Loving the beautiful, brazen, impulsive Lydia is both dangerous and irresistible. A story of the joy and sorrow of young love that recreates late 1920s and early 1930s England in exquisite detail, Love for Lydia is based on the novel by H.E. Bates (My Uncle Silas). A PBS Masterpiece Theatre classic, the 13-part miniseries stars Mel Martin (Poldark, The Pallisers), Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, Brideshead Revisited), Cristopher Blake (Brookside) and Peter Davison (Campion, All Creatures Great and Small).

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Provincial heiress Lydia Aspen grows from bashful teen to wild jazz-age flapper while toying with the affections of a young writer and three other men who fall passionately in love with her. Loving the beautiful, brazen, impulsive Lydia is both dangerous and irresistible. A story of the joy and sorrow of young love that recreates late 1920s and early 1930s England in exquisite detail, Love for Lydia is based on the novel by H.E. Bates (My Uncle Silas). A PBS Masterpiece Theatre classic, the 13-part miniseries stars Mel Martin (Poldark, The Pallisers), Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune, Brideshead Revisited), Cristopher Blake (Brookside) and Peter Davison (Campion, All Creatures Great and Small).

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Premiered: September 23, 1979, on PBS
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Premise: Romance and tragedy unfold against a backdrop of Depression-era England in an acclaimed adaptation of H.E. Bates' novel about a shy young heiress who becomes a worldly sophisticate. The British miniseries aired on `Masterpiece Theatre.'

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