(TV Series) (book - 19 episodes, 1967 - 1971) (novel - 1 episode, 1967)
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[commenting on the news that Jarvis, the company that maintained the track at Potter's Bar where her husband died in a train crash, had gone into administration] One had a sense when Jarvis went into administration that right had finally been done. I would have opened champagne, but of course I have no one to share it with.
Nina Bawden and her husband Austen Kark, the former head of BBC World Service, were travelling in the train that was involved in the Potter's Bar train crash on 10 May 2002. Nina Bawden suffered extensive injuries but survived; Austen Kark was killed.