1x02 The Ladybird
First Aired: Dec. 27, 2010 on BBC One
Summary: With no sign of a thaw in relations between Lady Agnes and Maud, Hallam finds his diplomatic skills put to the test at home as well as at work. The servants are intrigued by a mysterious new addition to the household, while a restless Lady Persie embarks on a dangerous flirtation, and is…
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Lady Agnes Holland: [to Hallem] It is such a cruel thing... to lose a baby. Nothing is ever untainted... even hope.
- Goof (anachronisms): As Lady Agnes is knitting with her husband at home, Ivor Novello's song "We'll Gather Lilacs" is playing in the background on the wireless. This song only appeared in 1945 in Novello's musical "Perchance to Dream". However the events of the episode took place nine years earlier, as dated by the death of King George V (20 January 1936) and Oswald Moseley's Whitechapel march (4 October 1936).
- The movie magazine picture cut out and taped to the wall is Robert Taylor.