Season 1

Patrick Melrose is the son of a decadent and damaged aristocratic family who embarks on a one-man odyssey of redemption and recovery. Armed with considerable charm and a withering wit, Patrick navigates his debaucherous life from decade to decade, proving the Melrose poison is the hardest habit to break.

Bad News
Episode 1: Bad News

Original Air Date: May 12, 2018

In the grip of his addictions, Patrick Melrose must fly to New York to collect his father’s ashes. Over the course of a lost Manhattan weekend, Patrick’s remorseless search for satisfaction, haunted by old acquaintances and insistent inner voices, sends him into a nightmarish spiral, including a disastrous date with the girl of his dreams. Alone in his hotel room later that night, he pushes body and mind to the very edge – desperate to stay one step ahead of his rapidly encroaching past. Limited series premiere.

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Never Mind
Episode 2: Never Mind

Original Air Date: May 19, 2018

At the Melrose family’s glorious house in the South of France, young Patrick has the run of the magical grounds. His father David rules with cruelty and his mother Eleanor has retreated into self medication and booze. Bravely imaginative and self-sufficient out of necessity, 9-year-old Patrick encounters the volatile lives of adults with fear. They are expecting guests for the weekend, but this afternoon is profoundly unlike other summer days, and the shocking events that precede the guests’ arrival tear Patrick's world in two.

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Some Hope
Episode 3: Some Hope

Original Air Date: May 26, 2018

Patrick reluctantly agrees to go to his first big social event since recovering. Together with his good friend Johnny Hall, he attends a glittering party in the English countryside hosted by former hippie Bridget – now married, titled and miserable – and attended by Princess Margaret as well as a number of Patrick's old flames. Amid a crowd of social dragonflies, Patrick searches for redemption and capacity for forgiveness, while confronting his past in a myriad of ways.

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Mother's Milk
Episode 4: Mother's Milk

Original Air Date: Jun 2, 2018

Patrick is spending the summer at his old family home in France with his wife Mary and their two young sons. When Eleanor, now sober, announces her plan to leave the house to a New Age foundation instead of Patrick, he quickly falls off the wagon. As Patrick returns to his old self-destructive behavior, the fate of his marriage is seriously threatened.

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At Last
Episode 5: At Last

Original Air Date: Jun 9, 2018

Patrick confronts the past on the day of his mother's memorial service. Now truly clean and sober, he attempts to solve the puzzle of his mother’s complicity in his father’s abuse, as well as answer his father’s question, ‘What will you do with your life?’ Limited Series Finale

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  • Season 1

    Patrick Melrose, son of a decadent and damaged aristocratic family, embarks on an odyssey of redemption and recovery. Armed with considerable charm and a withering wit, Patrick proves the Melrose poison is the hardest habit to break.

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