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Patrick Melrose 

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Based on the Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn.
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Benedict Cumberbatch ...  Patrick Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
Hugo Weaving ...  David Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
Sebastian Maltz ...  Young Patrick Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
Jennifer Jason Leigh ...  Eleanor Melrose 5 episodes, 2018
Jessica Raine ...  Julia 5 episodes, 2018
Prasanna Puwanarajah ...  Johnny Hall 4 episodes, 2018
Pip Torrens ...  Nicholas Pratt 4 episodes, 2018
Anna Madeley ...  Cousin Mary / ... 3 episodes, 2018
Indira Varma ...  Anne Moore 3 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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12 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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Patrick Melrose (2018) was nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Limited Series category, but lost to American Crime Story (2016). 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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Patrick Melrose Is Smashing
27 May 2018 | by Film_DivaSee all my reviews

Outstanding performances by all of the actors, especially the leads. It brings the books to life, which seemed to be an impossible task. The design, directing, sound/music all enhance a wonderful production.

Though the main character is rich and privileged, the stories and underlying themes apply to many who have suffered abuse of any kind. The narrative shows the hard work involved in becoming the person you were meant to be.

Kudos to all involved in this magnificent production.


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