This is a full-cast dramatisation of Evelyn Waugh's classic story of a lost golden age. In 1944 Captain Charles Ryder travels with a company of soldiers to Brideshead. He has been there before, and the great house serves as a potent reminder of the decadent, stylish lifestyle now destroyed by the austerity ...
of the Second World War. Charles' mind travels back twenty years to when he was a student at Oxford, in thrall to the captivating, tragic Sebastian Flyte.
This friendship leads to his involvement with Sebastian's aristocratic Catholic family - in particular Julia, the eldest Flyte daughter - and has far-reaching effects on his life.
Ben Miles stars as Charles Ryder with Jamie Bamber as Sebastianin this full-cast dramatisation, which also features Eleanor Bron and Edward Petherbridge.