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Brideshead Revisited Often

Brideshead is 70 Brideshead Revisited — or to give it its full title, Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder — celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. Evelyn Waugh's wonderful novel spawned the greatest TV series ever made (just pipping Passion for Angling, the second greatest and quietest) — perhaps more enjoyable than the book itself, which has been described as one of the greatest novels of the 20th century.


Series Triggers a Fop Epidemic in the UK The TV series was produced by Granada Television in 1981. When it was first broadcast it triggered a fop epidemic in the UK, coinciding nicely with the New Romantic movement. You couldn't move for side-swept partings and biscuit-coloured hopsack.


Will we see a prime-time TV re-run on a Saturday evening? Unlikely. That doesn't have to prevent us from seeing it. We have Tweed TV.

Tweed TV Since we cancelled the TV license for Tweed Towers a couple of years ago — you get a refund! — …
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