Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years between the two world wars.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: ITV
- Keyword: friendship, paris, france, venice, italy, england, world war ii, fountain, artist, british empire, religious conversion, romance, gay interest, love, miniseries, in the closet, mistress, university, love affair, period drama, alcohol abuse, alcoholic, expatriate, domineering mother, catholicism, husband wife estrangement, marital separation, catholic guilt, englishman abroad, oxford university, 1920s, 1940s, aristocracy, ancestral home, 1930s, alcoholic son, aristocrats, social scandal, society party, closeted homosexual, family friend, british painter, lgbt interest, labour strike, general strike
- Cast: Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews, Diana Quick, Claire Bloom, Phoebe Nicholls, Simon Jones