Love for Lydia

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Love for Lydia ★★★ 1979

British TV miniseries following wayward beauty Lydia, orphaned heiress to a manufacturing fortune, through the highspirited 1920s. Set in the industrial Midlands and farming communities of England, Lydia dazzles every man she meets, often to an unhappy end. Based on the novel by H.E. Bates. Available as a boxed set. 657m/C VHS, DVD . GB Mel Martin, Christopher Blake, Peter Davison, Jeremy Irons, Michael Aldridge, Rachel Kempson, Beatrix Lehmann; D: John Glenister, David Brenner, Simon Langton, Tony Wharmby; W: Julian Bond; C: Tony Maynard, Jeff Shepherd. TV