During the Second World War, Captain Ryder is posted to a remote castle and he recalls his friend Sebastian. Stars Ben Miles.
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, Anne-Marie Duff as Julia, Abby Ford as Cordelia, Toby Jones as Brideshead, Tom Smith as Boy Mulcaster, Ann Beach as Nanny Hawkins, Martin Hyder as Jasper, Geoffrey Streatfeild as Anthony Blanche, Andrew Wincott as Hooper, Scott Brooksbank as Collins.
Dramatised in four parts by Jeremy Front.
Music by Neil Brand
Director: Marion Nancarrow
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.
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