Drama series starring Benedict Cumberbatch
Today, March 9, the Patrick Melrose drama series premieres on SVT.
Patrick Melrose based On the semi-autobiographical series of novels written by Edward St Aubin. It follows an upper-class divorcee Patrick for several parts of his life, as his extremely traumatic childhood led him to a life full of addictions. The story deals not only with the main character, but also with a critical and humorous approach to the British upper class during the twentieth century.
The series premiered in 2018, and subsequently received critical acclaim. At the Emmy Gala, for example, it was nominated in five different categories and Benedict Cumberbatch He won a BAFTA Award for his efforts as Patrick Melrose. The Guardian ranked the 100 best TV series of the 2000s in 2019, with the series taking the honorable 51st place.
Patrick Melrose It is a short series consisting of five episodes, the whole duration of which is one hour. In addition to Cumberbatch, for example Jennifer Jason Lee And the Hugo Weaving. When the series premiered in 2018, it was reviewed at Filmtopp, then praised for its “high-level acting talent pool”.
The first episode of the series is now available on SVT Play. One episode per week will be released every Wednesday. The episode will also air that same evening on SVT2 at 22.30