- 1 Season
As a TV miniseries, Brideshead Revisited is a dramatic period piece with many facets to its plot. The main characters are Charles Ryder, and Sebastian Fyte, college roommates. Sebastian, from a strict Catholic family, invites the Protestant Ryder to his elegant mansion, later discovered by Ryder during a military stint to be Brideshead. At Brideshead, Charles reflects on the events of his youthful manhood, including Sebastian's religious zealot mother and romantic affairs with Sebastian's sister and Sebastian.