Period drama...Austen and beyond.
Miss Pole (Imelda Staunton) is absolutely hilarious in this clip from Cranford. "This is no occasion for small talk. There is lace at stake!" and "That cow is like a daughter to me", and "Stop at once. There are some ladies running!"The poor kitty cat! What a case of the sharts. (See www.urbandictionary.com)