Mark McGinness

Granada’s Brideshead Revisited remains the sine qua non of mini-series

Anthony Burgess said it was 'the best piece of fictional TV ever made. It is the book. In some ways, it is better than the book.'

In some ways it is better than the book: Jeremy Irons as Charles Ryder and Anthony Andrews as Sebastian Flyte in Granada’s 1981 Brideshead Revisited. Credit: ITV/Shutterstock

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