Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 09, 1977
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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Love for Lydia (UK)

This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia professes to be in love with him, but her first love is excitement. There are several other young men who vie with Richardson for Lydia's affection, and she sends mixed signals to them all,

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Love for Lydia (UK) Season 1 (1977)

1x01 1 1x01 Episode 1
Young reporter Edward Richardson despises his job at Evensford's small-town newspaper and longs to be a real writer. As he gazes out the window through a sudden fall of snow, he glimpses ...
Sep. 09, 1977
1x02 1 1x02 Episode 2
Neglecting his job, Richardson sneaks away to go ice-skating with Lydia. Shy at first, she shows flashes of petulance as well as warmth. Richardson's friends Tom and Nancy Holland observe ...
Sep. 16, 1977
1x03 1 1x03 Episode 3
As winter ends, Richardson and Lydia quarrel and part. He takes a new job as a clerk, vowing to write on his own, but he is too despondent to begin. Alex suggests a picnic for four ...
Sep. 23, 1977
1x04 1 1x04 Episode 4
Now sporting a stylish bob, Lydia grows bolder. Concerned about her niece's social isolation, Aunt Bertie urges Richardson to take Lydia to an upcoming charity dance and supplies the ...
Sep. 30, 1977
1x05 1 1x05 Episode 5
Lydia finds the raucous Sunday tea at the Holland farm amusing. At first enthusiastic about going to society dances with Richardson and his friends, she soon tires of the stuffy respectability ...
Oct. 07, 1977
1x06 1 1x06 Episode 6
Lydia finds the village dance exciting, but Richardson and Alex are put off by the rustic surroundings and Blackie's influence. After going off to drink, Richardson and Alex return ...
Oct. 14, 1977
1x07 1 1x07 Episode 7
All Evensford attends Lydia's grand 21st birthday party at the Aspen estate. Lydia is thrilled by the glamour of the party and the attention she receives from everyone. Lydia's admirers ...
Oct. 21, 1977
1x08 1 1x08 Episode 8
All Evensford attends Lydia's grand 21st birthday party at the Aspen estate. Lydia is thrilled by the glamour of the party and the attention she receives from everyone. Lydia's admirers ...
Oct. 28, 1977
1x09 1 1x09 Episode 9
Grieving and at loose ends, Richardson is revived by hard work and companionship. Tom's kindness to a young woman is twisted by people he thought were his friends. On her birthday, ...
Nov. 04, 1977
1x10 1 1x10 Episode 10
Richardson makes plans to move on. Lydia tries out her housekeeping skills. The accusations against Tom intensify until he sees only ruin ahead. For the first time, Richardson denies ...
Nov. 11, 1977
1x11 1 1x11 Episode 11
Richardson makes a new start, and Lydia embarks on a frenzy of wild partying. Richardson tolerates his job in a London bookshop and spends every spare minute writing. Thanks to a flirtatious ...
Nov. 18, 1977
1x12 1 1x12 Episode 12
On his return, Richardson finds Evensford in decline and bleaker than ever. He discovers that someone very dear to him is dying and that Lydia is desperately ill. He tries to comfort ...
Nov. 25, 1977
1x13 1 1x13 Episode 13
After Lydia suffers a setback, her doctor confronts Richardson. As winter returns to Evensford, Richardson reflects on all that has happened and finally faces his fears.
Dec. 02, 1977
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