Mapp & Lucia. Image shows from L to R: Lucia Lucas (Anna Chancellor), Georgie Pillson (Steve Pemberton), Elizabeth Mapp (Miranda Richardson). Copyright: BBC.

Mapp & Lucia (2014)

BBC One comedy drama based on EF Benson's characters. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Miranda Richardson, Anna Chancellor, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and others.

Series 1

Mapp & Lucia. Image shows from L to R: Georgie Pillson (Steve Pemberton), Elizabeth Mapp (Miranda Richardson), Lucia Lucas (Anna Chancellor). Copyright: BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 29th December 2014

It is mid-summer in Tilling and Miss Elizabeth Mapp, the town's resident schemer and woman of great self-importance, is anticipating a special guest.

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Mapp & Lucia. Image shows from L to R: Ursula 'Ursy' Pillson (Joanna Scanlan), Major Benjamin 'Benjy' Flint (Mark Gatiss), Hermione 'Hermy' Pillson (Katy Brand). Copyright: BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 30th December 2014

Mapp is still reeling from Lucia's victory at the summer fete.

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Mapp & Lucia. Image shows from L to R: Susan Wyse MBE (Pippa Haywood), Algernon Wyse (Nicholas Woodeson), Godiva 'Diva' Plaistow (Felicity Montagu). Copyright: BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 31st December 2014

Lucia decides to take Tilling's cultural welfare in hand and begins a regular series of musical evenings - 'un po di musica' as she calls it.

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