Downton Abbey characters: Atticus Aldridge
"What does Lord Sinderby do?"
"I think he’s a banker…I don’t know really, but the son’s nice."
I liked him, and Rose!
But wow, when they met outside “Bettys” I had to laugh… I mean, you know I love tea and Bettys in York is my favourite tea room experience… There are 2 Bettys in York, and neither of them look anything LIKE the shop Rose came out of. Firstly, I don’t even know that a Bettys in York was open in 1924, after the Harrogate branch opened in 1919. The larger York Bettys didn’t open until 1936.
If the smaller Bettys was there first, and in 1924, (which I can’t seem to find out) it looks like this:
Just, if you’re going to use a real place, at least try to get it even approaching right….!
(Rant over, on the whole I did enjoy the episode, but Bettys has a very special place in my heart and this was just wrooooong!)