Have a very happy Cranford Christmas

WILL Miss Matty find romance in the second of two new Cranford films?

“She deserves a bit of happiness,” I suggested to Dame Judi Dench – the woman who plays her.

“You reckon,” replied Judi, with that trademark twinkle in her eye.

“Well quite. And about bloody time. Poor old Miss Matty.

“She starts to have a really nice time. Wait ‘til Cranford 3,” she laughed.