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Patrick Melrose

Summary The five-episode limited series based on the novels by Edward St. Aubyn spans several decades of Patrick Melrose's (Benedict Cumberbatch) life that included physical abuse from his father (Hugo Weaving), a mother (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who did nothing to stop it, alcoholism, heroin addiction, recovery, marriage, and fatherhood.

Patrick Melrose

Season 1 Premiere: May 12, 2018
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
80
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 191 User Ratings
6.2
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Summary The five-episode limited series based on the novels by Edward St. Aubyn spans several decades of Patrick Melrose's (Benedict Cumberbatch) life that included physical abuse from his father (Hugo Weaving), a mother (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who did nothing to stop it, alcoholism, heroin addiction, recovery, marriage, and fatherhood.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
80
84% Positive
27 Reviews
13% Mixed
4 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 32 Critic Reviews
80
84% Positive
27 Reviews
13% Mixed
4 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 191 User Ratings
6.2
61% Positive
116 Ratings
7% Mixed
14 Ratings
32% Negative
61 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 191 User Ratings
6.2
61% Positive
116 Ratings
7% Mixed
14 Ratings
32% Negative
61 Ratings

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  • Mixed Reviews
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Production Company:
  • Showtime Entertainment
  • Sky
  • Two Cities Television Ltd.
  • Rachael Horovitz Productions
  • SunnyMarch
  • Little Island Productions
Initial Release Date: May 12, 2018
Number of seasons: 1 Season
Rating: TV-MA
Genres:
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Online Film & Television Association
6 Nominations
Primetime Emmy Awards
5 Nominations