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 6 Love for Lydia

First Aired: October 28, 1979

Richardson (Christopher Blake) hopes to propose to Lydia (Mel Martin) at a party for her 21st birthday in Part 6. Alex: Jeremy Irons. Aunt Bertie: Beatrix Lehmann. Aunt Juliana: Rachel Kempson. Tom: Peter Davison. Nancy: Sherrie Hewson.