Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited (1981)

I should like to bury something precious every place where I’ve been happy...

  • Genre: Drama
  • First Air Date: 1981-10-12
  • Last Air Date: 1981-12-22
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 11
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 60 min.
  • Production Company: Granada Television
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: ITV1
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Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years between the two world wars.

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    Brideshead Revisited Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    7 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1981-10-12
    11 Episodes

    Brideshead Revisited Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Et in Arcadia Ego60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Home and Abroad60 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Bleak Light of Day60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Sebastian Against the World60 min
    Season 1Episode 5A Blow Upon a Bruise60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Julia60 min
    Season 1Episode 7The Unseen Hook60 min
    Season 1Episode 8Brideshead Deserted60 min
    Season 1Episode 9Orphans of the Storm60 min
    Season 1Episode 10A Twitch Upon the Thread60 min
    Season 1Episode 11Brideshead Revisited60 min
    • Jeremy Irons

      as Charles Ryder
    • Anthony Andrews

      as Lord Sebastian Flyte
    • Diana Quick

      as Lady Julia Flyte
    • Claire Bloom

      as Teresa Flyte, Lady Marchmain
    • Phoebe Nicholls

      as Lady Cordelia Flyte
    • Simon Jones

      as 'Bridey', Lord Brideshead
    • John Gielgud

      as Edward 'Ned' Ryder
    • Laurence Olivier

      as Alexander Flyte, Lord Marchmain
    • Stéphane Audran

      as Cara
    • Jane Asher

      as Celia Ryder
    • Charles Keating

      as Rex Mottram
    • Jeremy Sinden

      as 'Boy', Viscount Mulcaster
    • Mona Washbourne

      as Nanny Hawkins
    • Nickolas Grace

      as Anthony Blanche
    • Jenny Runacre

      as Brenda Champion
    • Robin Sachs

      as Etonian
    • Michael Bilton

      as Hayter
    • John Grillo

      as Mr. Samgrass
    • Ralph Nossek

      as Plender
    • Ronald Fraser

      as Red-Haired Man
    • John Nettleton

      as Commanding Officer
    • Kenneth Cranham

      as Sergeant Block
    • Joseph Brady

      as Chief Purser
    • Gary Waldhorn

      as Major Wilson
    • John Le Mesurier

      as Father Mowbray
    • Brian Oulton

      as Man from the Tate
    • Andy Rashleigh

      as Policeman
    • Niall Tóibín

      as Father Mackay
    • Anna Quayle

      as Nancy Tallboys
    • Bill Owen

      as Lunt
    • Maggie Steed

      as Diplomat's Wife
    • Paul Clayton

      as Tom
    • Michael Gough

      as Doctor Grant
    • Stephen Moore

      as Jasper
    • Maria Charles

      as Ma Mayfield
    • Stephen Mallatratt

      as Medical Officer
    • Robert Urquhart

      as Quartering Commandant
    • Sally Bazely

      as Grizel
    • Geoffrey Chater

      as Consul
    • Nicholas Le Prevost

      as Doctor
    • Graham Seed

      as Jorkins
    • Simon Chandler

      as Lieutenant James
    • Roger Milner

      as Wilcox
    • Richard Hope

      as Lieutenant Hooper
    Production Samuel Paul Producer
    Writing Derek Granger Writer
    Production Jac Venza Executive Producer
    Production Derek Granger Producer
    Production Robert B. Kotlowitz Executive Producer
    Writing Charles Sturridge Writer
    Crew Ray Goode Cinematography
    Sound Geoffrey Burgon Music
    Writing Evelyn Waugh Novel
    Editing Anthony Ham Editor