Love for Lydia

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.'

Season 1, Episode 11 Love for Lydia

First Aired: December 2, 1979

In Part 11, Richardson (Christopher Blake) learns that Lydia (Mel Martin) is suffering from tuberculosis. Nora: Irene Richards. Blackie: Ralph Arliss. Rollo: Michael Arledge. Aunt Bertie: Beatrix Lehmann.