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Patrick Melrose 

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Based on the Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn.
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2018  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Benedict Cumberbatch ...  Patrick Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
Jennifer Jason Leigh ...  Eleanor Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
Hugo Weaving ...  David Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
Sebastian Maltz ...  Young Patrick 5 episodes, 2018
Jessica Raine ...  Julia 5 episodes, 2018
Prasanna Puwanarajah ...  Johnny 4 episodes, 2018
Pip Torrens ...  Nicholas Pratt / ... 4 episodes, 2018
Anna Madeley ...  Mary Melrose / ... 3 episodes, 2018
Indira Varma ...  Anne Moore 3 episodes, 2018
Gary Beadle ...  Chilly Willy 2 episodes, 2018
Blythe Danner ...  Nancy Valance 2 episodes, 2018
Morfydd Clark ...  Debbie Hickman 2 episodes, 2018
Celia Imrie ...  Kettle 2 episodes, 2018
Holliday Grainger ...  Bridget Watson-Scott / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Eileen Walsh ...  Annette 2 episodes, 2018
John Standing ...  George Watford 2 episodes, 2018
Marcus Smith ...  Robert Melrose 2 episodes, 2018
Dainton Anderson ...  Thomas Melrose 2 episodes, 2018
Guy Paul ...  Cousin Henry 2 episodes, 2018
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This five-part limited series based on the acclaimed novels by Edward St. Aubyn, tracks Patrick Melrose (Benedict Cumberbatch) from a privileged but deeply traumatic childhood in the South of France, through severe substance abuse in his twenties in New York and, ultimately, toward recovery back home in Britain.

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UK | USA

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12 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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Patrick Melrose See more »

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Edward Berger was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special category for Patrick Melrose (2018), but lost to Ryan Murphy for American Crime Story: The Man Who Would Be Vogue (2018). See more »

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Young Patrick Melrose, played by Sebastian Maltz, has dark brown eyes. Adult Patrick, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, has blue/green eyes. See more »

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2018 (So Far) (2018) See more »

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Beyond good!
13 May 2018 | by tonytomato9See all my reviews

Favorite line from episode 1: "What's the the point of a f*cking window when you can't jump out of it?" Patrick Melrose is awesome. You won't be able to take your eyes off the screen. I only wish that I could binge-watch the entire series, but tonight is only episode 1. This show is a triumph. One more thing: This is only my first time seeing Cumberbatch in anything. I'm now obsessed with him.


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