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Lady Ludlow (Character)
from "Cranford" (2007)
... aka "Return to Cranford" - International (English title) (second season title), UK (second season title)
- Return to Cranford: Part One - August 1844 (2009) TV episode, Played by Francesca Annis
- May 1843 (2007) TV episode, Played by Francesca Annis
- April 1843 (2007) TV episode, Played by Francesca Annis
- November 1842 (2007) TV episode, Played by Francesca Annis
- August 1842 (2007) TV episode, Played by Francesca Annis
[Lady Ludlow is interviewing Margaret Gidman who is applying to be a maid]
Lady Ludlow: What is your father's occupation.
Margaret Gidman: He's a cooper, madam. I've been accustomed to helping him.
Lady Ludlow: To make his barrels?
Margaret Gidman: [proudly] No, to cast up his accounts. And I taught myself to read, and write a bold clear hand. I can...
Lady Ludlow: Enough! Margaret, your parents have served you ill by not stopping you from meddling in this manner. If you can read and write I cannot possibly take you into my employ.
Lady Ludlow: [to herself] You're fit only for trade.
[Lady Ludlow walks off, discussing Margaret with Mr Carter]
Lady Ludlow: Mr Carter, did you know that she was equipped beyond her station?
Mr. Carter: It is becoming common for the lowest class to have some education.
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