I spent a lovely weekend watching the 7 episodes of the lovely miniseries Cranford. I highly recommend this on to you--especially if you love BBC period dramas such North and South (not the Patrick Swayze one) or any Jane Austen adaptation. Here is my favorite quote from the series:
Men! They're all the same! They know everything about everything save when it is to happen and how it can be stopped. My father was a man; I think I understand the sex.