Although Brideshead Revisited stands on its own as a mini-series, it was aired in the United States as part of Great Performances. For a complete guide go to the Brideshead Revisited Guide.
British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards: Anthony Andrews, Best Actor; Jane Robinson, Best Costume Design; Best Drama Series/Serial.
Emmy Awards: Laurence Olivier, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special.
Golden Globe: Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV; Anthony Andrews, Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV