The return of the afternoon tea
12 April 2013 Last updated at 09:55 BST
The British love affair with tea shows no sign of ending, with more than 160m cups drunk every day - and a resurgence in the popularity of afternoon tea.
The owner of an award-winning tea shop in Cheshire says she thinks period dramas are partly the reason why fine china, small sandwiches and dainty baking have found a new audience.
Jenny Hill reports.