PA­TRICK MELROSE

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - TV Guide - - THE WEEK’S TOP SHOWS -

9.20PM, ABC THIS first aired on Fox­tel and won its star Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch (pic­tured) in­ter­na­tional ac­claim as the tit­u­lar char­ac­ter, a drug-ad­dled trusta­far­ian, dam­aged by his priv­i­leged child­hood. A fivepart adap­ta­tion of Ed­ward St Aubyn’s semi-au­to­bi­o­graph­i­cal nov­els, it is a rol­lick­ing story about an eye-bog­gling life. It won Cum­ber­batch a BAFTA, and his per­for­mance saw him re­ceives Emmy and Golden Globe nom­i­na­tions.

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