Jan. 11, 1984
60 min.
BBC One TV Network

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Strangers and Brothers

As World War II looms in Europe, an ambitious young English lawyer embarks on his tempestuous career, and even stormier romantic life.


Strangers and Brothers Season 1 (1984)

1x01 1 1x01 1927
After successfully completing his law exams, Lewis Eliot becomes a pupil in the chambers of Herbert Getliffe to become a barrister. He pays for the privilege but takes his work seriously ...
Jan. 11, 1984
1x02 1 1x02 1931
Back in London after a false medical scare, Lewis Eliot is ready to celebrate. He drops in on Sheila who informs him that she has fallen in love with Hugh Smith. He seems a likable ...
Jan. 18, 1984
1x03 1 1x03 1935
It's 1935 and Lewis Eliot has been at Cambridge for a number of years. He has persevered with his difficult marriage to Sheila who lives in London where Lewis also works occasionally ...
Jan. 25, 1984
1x04 1 1x04 London 1936
For Lewis Eliot, life with Sheila is difficult and rumors have it that she has left him because she prefers women. She decides to try her hand at writing at the encouragement of publisher ...
Feb. 01, 1984
1x05 1 1x05 1937
At Cambridge in 1937 the Master, Vernon Joyce is seriously ill but no one has told him as such. The faculty begin debating who his replacement should be. Jago has some support and Lewis ...
Feb. 08, 1984
1x06 1 1x06 Spring 1939
In the Spring of 1939, Lewis Eliot is working in Whitehall as headhunter recruiting academics into government. War is in the air and government is preparing for the worse. While visiting ...
Feb. 15, 1984
1x07 1 1x07 London 1941
It's now the winter of 1941 and Lewis Eliot is among a group that establishes Mr. Toad, the British Atomic Energy Establishment. Lewis' role is primarily to recruit the atomic scientists ...
Feb. 22, 1984
1x08 1 1x08 1944
It's spring 1944 and the atomic project continues but the team has been unable to generate a controlled chain reaction. They struggled through and finally achieve success but it will ...
Feb. 29, 1984
1x09 1 1x09 1945
The moral implications of the Hiroshima bomb disturb the scientific community throughout the world. Lewis Eliot 's ambitious brother, Martin, seizes upon the divisions at Barford to ...
Mar. 07, 1984
1x10 1 1x10 1946
Lewis Eliot is reintroduced to Margaret Davidson , who is now married. He discovers that his feelings for her have not diminished in the years since their affair.
Mar. 14, 1984
1x11 1 1x11 1955
At the outset of the Cold War, Lewis Eliot allies himself to the cause of nuclear disarmament and to the ambitions of a young and idealistic Tory minister, Roger Quaife.
Mar. 21, 1984
1x12 1 1x12 1957
Roger Quaife 's political ambitions are jeopardised by a private scandal -and Lewis Eliot finds his own career is also placed at risk.
Mar. 28, 1984
1x13 1 1x13 1964
Lewis Eliot has renounced his career in Whitehall and become a successful writer. The offer of a post in the new Labour government tempts him back to political life.
Apr. 04, 1984
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