Set between the 1920s and 1940s, an officer in the British army waxes nostalgic about his journey through manhood at his old college chum’s estate.
S01:E01 - Et in Arcadia Ego
In 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.
S01:E04 - Sebastian Against the World
Sebastian's decline continues and there is little anyone seems able to do about it. He is terribly unhappy about his family situation and seems bent on destroying any relationships he has left.
S01:E05 - A Blow Upon a Bruise
Charles is invited to Brideshead for Christmas, and he learns that Mr. Samgrass and Sebastian will be there as well. Sebastian is as morose as he was before he left, if not more so.
S01:E10 - A Twitch Upon the Thread
Two years have passed and Charles and Julia are still in love, spending as much time together as possible. They are astounded to learn from Bridey that he is engaged to be married.
S01:E11 - Brideshead Revisited
In the winter of 1939, Lord Marchmain decides to return to Brideshead from Venice in view of the deteriorating international situation. It becomes apparent that he has in fact come home to die.