Strangers and Brothers: The Complete Series [DVD]
The BBC's 1984 series based on the novels by C. P. Snow, looking at questions of political and personal integrity, and how power corrupts.
Starring Shaughan Seymour, Sheila Ruskin, Cherie Lunghi, Anthony Hopkins, Nigel Havers, Peter Sallis and Tom Wilkinson.
As World War II begins in Europe, an ambitious young English lawyer embarks on his turbulent career and even stormier love life.
Set in the politically turbulent times surrounding World War II, this acclaimed 13-part BBC drama (adapted from C.P. Snows novel) charts the impassioned life of young Englishman Lewis Eliot (Shaughan Seymour).
In a world where truth and justice test the moral fibre of even the most solid of men, Eliot is an ambitious lawyer fighting temptations that could ruin his career, friendships and marriage.
His decisions lead his career on a tempestuous journey of success, tragedy, and rekindled love. Throughout it all, Eliot realises his true brothers masquerade as strangers.
What the Press Said:
"Excellent" – Daily Telegraph
"A series of much quality and style" – Daily Express
Running Time: 662 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 29 Sept. 2014