Cranford, a tale of bonnets and farting pussycats starring none other than Saffy off-of Ab Fab (Eddie will be pleased!) as well as Dame Judy of Dench, Imelda Staunton, Julia McKenzie, Eileen Atkins and bloody Queen bloody Victoria herself, it’s so starry. Oh, and Greg Wise in a tight pantaloon.
Last night’s highlight was when they were soaking a priceless lace collar in buttermilk while they looked out the window at a maid hanging washing out, going, ‘Your maid’s got so fat. Why don’t you get a fresh one from the orphanage…’ The cat then ate the collar and they had to administer a laxative to make him shit out some dirty brown lace into a wellington boot… You had to be there.
Set your Sky+ to Sunday, 9pm, BBC the First.