Midway through the war, a disillusioned Captain Charles Ryder finds himself posted to a remote country retreat. It's Brideshead Castle, scene of the happiest years of his young, impressionable life and the beginnings of his friendship with Sebastian Flyte - whose presence will forever haunt him.
Evelyn Waugh's most famous novel of life, love and a forgotten era.
Starring Ben Miles as Charles Ryder, Jamie Bamber as Sebastian Flyte, Benjamin Whitrow as Mr Ryder, Anne-Marie Duff as Julia and Toby Jones as Brideshead.
Adapted by Jeremy Front.
Music by Neil Brand
Director: Marion Nancarrow
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.
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