17. pa­Trick Mel­rose

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Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch is so daz­zling as drug-ad­dled Pa­trick at the start of this ab­sorb­ing drama, based on the nov­els of Ed­ward St Aubyn, you can’t take your eyes off him. What can pos­si­bly have hap­pened to put the charm­ing, ed­u­cated Pa­trick in this mess? As the ac­tion flashes back­wards to his priv­i­leged but trau­matic child­hood in the South of France, and we meet his mon­ster of a fa­ther (Hugo Weav­ing), we be­gin to find out. DVD and Now TV/Sky, 1 se­ries

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