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 2 Love for Lydia

First Aired: September 30, 1979

Part 2. Lacking the courage to call on Lydia (Mel Martin), Richardson (Christopher Blake) mopes about his house. Meanwhile, Lydia longs to hear from the young man. Aunt Bertie: Beatrix Lehmann. Aunt Juliana: Rachel Kempson. Alex: Jeremy Irons. Rollo: Michael Aldridge. Nancy: Sherrie Hewson. Mr. Richardson: Christopher Hancock.