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 7 Love for Lydia

First Aired: November 4, 1979

Tragic events mar Lydia's 21st birthday in Part 7. Lydia: Mel Martin. Richardson: Christopher Blake. Alex: Jeremy Irons. Blackie: Ralph Arliss. Mrs. Sanderson: Wendy Gifford. Tom: Peter Davison.