Brideshead Revisited

Season 1

"Brideshead Revisited" is a mini-series that's set between the 1920s and the 1940s. On a fine day in Oxford, artist Charles Ryder befriends Sebastian Flyte, who belongs to a wealthy English aristocratic family. Charles gets involved with his family and spends time at their palatial mansion called Brideshead Castle. The series explores his journey of faith and anguish through his life.

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1. Et in Arcadia Ego

Early spring 1944. Army Captain Charles Ryder transports his company to brigade headquarters at a secret location. After an exhausting journey, they arrive at the new camp, Brideshead Castle, the site of bittersweet memories for Charles.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes Release date: October 11, 1981
2. Home and Abroad

Charles spends time at Brideshead with Sebastian, meeting more of the Marchmains and discovering the role of religion in the family's lives. Charles accompanies Sebastian to Venice, where the Marchmain patriarch lives in voluntary exile.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 53 minutes Release date: October 19, 1981
3. The Bleak Light of Day

Sebastian (Anthony Andrews) comes under the watchful eye of Mr. Samgrass (John Grillo).

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 53 minutes Release date: October 26, 1981
4. Sebastian Against the World

Charles tries to cover up for Sebastian's drinking, but Sebastian turns on him, accusing Charles of being a spy for his mother. Sebastian proves beyond help and leaves Oxford. Charles also leaves and chooses to study art abroad.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 53 minutes Release date: November 2, 1981
5. A Blow Upon a Bruise

After a spell abroad under the supervision of Mr. Samgrass (John Grillo), Sebastian returns home for a reunion with his family.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: November 9, 1981
6. Julia

Julia's relationship with the older, opportunistic Rex Mottram (Charles Keating) is the latest cause of family concern.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: November 16, 1981
7. The Unseen Hook

The 1926 General Strike brings Charles (Jeremy Irons) back to London, but he's soon off again - at Julia's request - in search of Sebastian (Anthony Andrews).

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: November 23, 1991
8. Brideshead Deserted

Now a painter, Charles gets a commission to paint the Marchmain's London house, which is being sold to pay off debts. Two years later, he meets Julia and the pair discovers they have much in common.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 52 minutes Release date: November 30, 1981
9. Orphans of the Storm

By the time the ship arrives in London, Charles and Julia have become lovers. At the opening of an exhibition of his work in a London gallery, Charles learns that Celia knows of his affair with Julia.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 53 minutes Release date: December 7, 1981
10. A Twitch Upon the Thread

Planning to marry, Charles and Julia are happily reminiscing at Brideshead when the torment of Julia's Catholic conscience is released. Charles contemplates their lives since the golden days.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: December 14, 1981
11. Brideshead Revisited

Lord Marchmain comes home to Brideshead. In the bleak spring of 1944, Charles relives his memories as he walks through the rooms with the HQ commandant.

13+Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 30 minutes Release date: December 21, 1981

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