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Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited


It is wartime, and the infantry battalion of which Captain Charles Ryder is a company commander, is transferred from a site near Glasgow to a location further south. Traveling in a troop train, Ryder and his fellow officers wonder where they are going—overseas? Ryder thinks not. His Army career has been full of such abortive rumors, as well as boredom and the stupidity of superiors. Approaching middle-age, wifeless, childless, a peacetime painter cut off from his art, he has lost all his illusions.
The battalion arrives and with a surge of complex emotions, Ryder finds himself in a known and once-loved place-the grounds of Brideshead Castle, a sumptuous, baroque masterpiece which was once a second home, and nearly a first. It belonged to the aristocratic Flyte family—Lord Marchmain, his eider son, Lord Brideshead, his younger children, Lord Sebastian Flyte, Lady Julia Flyte and Lady Cordelia Flyte. Ryder tells us the story of the family and his painful and joyous connection.
Based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh

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Episode Info

Final: 1x11 -- Brideshead Revisited (Dec/21/1981)



Cast
Jeremy IronsJeremy Irons
As Charles Ryder
Anthony AndrewsAnthony Andrews
As Sebastian Flyte
Phoebe NichollsPhoebe Nicholls
As Cordelia Flyte
Diana QuickDiana Quick
As Julia Flyte
Jane AsherJane Asher
As Celia Ryder
Simon Jones (1)Simon Jones (1)
As Lord Brideshead 'Bridey'
Bill HepperBill Hepper
As Accompanist
Nickolas GraceNickolas Grace
As Anthony Blanche
Thomasine HeinerThomasine Heiner
As 1st Female Guest
Valerie ColganValerie Colgan
As 3rd Female Guest

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elliott811

Reviews: 1
Brideshead RevisitedRating: 1 likes, 0 dislikes

*Stylish! Elegant! Timeless! Grace! Beauty! Perfection!

"A boys first love should be for another boy, it teaches them how to love!" Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, September 5th 2007 at 11:45 pm

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Warning: Brideshead Revisited guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 12, 1981
Ended: December 21, 1981
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