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 4 Love for Lydia

First Aired: October 14, 1979

Part 4. Richardson (Christopher Blake) becomes increasingly jealous when Lydia (Mel Martin) flirts with his friends and the chauffeur Blackie (Ralph Arliss). Tom: Peter Davison. Alex: Jeremy Irons. Nancy: Sherrie Hewson. Mrs. Sanderson: Wendy Gifford. Rollo: Michael Aldridge. Aunt Bertie: Beatrix Lehmann.