A decade has passed. Nick and his wife Isobel have moved to the country. Widmerpool has become a Labour MP and is dabbling in Eastern European politics.
Kenneth Widmerpool was teased at school but becomes a determined influence on his friends
Episode 1 - The Twenties
Marriages are crumbling and youthful optimism is fading fast
Episode 2 - The Thirties
It's World War II. Nick Jenkins is in the army, leaving his pregnant wife, Isobel, alone.
Episode 3 - The War
A decade has passed. Nick and Isobel have moved to the country. Widmerpool is an MP.
Episode 4 - Post-War