Patrick Melrose is a man from a very privileged yet traumatic childhood in the 1980s. Patrick’s father was a very abusive man, and Patrick’s mother put up with his behavior.
Eventually, Patrick’s childhood led him down a path into addiction and severe substance abuse in New York. “Patrick Melrose” is a five-part limited series based on the semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St. Aubyn from the 1980s through early 2000s.In the grip of his addictions, Patrick Melrose must fly to New York to collect his father’s ashes.
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.