Win Patrick Melrose on DVD

This competition is now closed!
The winner is Emma Swain (via website). Congratulations!



We have a copy of Patrick Melrose on DVD to give away to one of our readers, courtesy of Acorn Media.

Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) returns to our TV screens with a mind-blowing performance as the eponymous Patrick Melrose, a deeply troubled man struggling with his past and out-of-control drug-fuelled present. Co-starring Hugo Weaving (The Lord of the Rings) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight), this Sky original production is based on the much-loved novels by Edward St Aubyn and adapted by renowned writer David Nicholls (One Day).

We first meet Patrick Melrose the professional gadabout and hedonist extraordinaire in the early 1980s. He’s a witty, privileged twentysomething who’s partial to pretty much every narcotic imaginable, but when news of his father’s death breaks, who knows if it’s the heroin or their terrible relationship that causes him to react with such indifference.

Patrick dutifully goes to collect his father’s remains from New York, where, he confidently declares, he will get clean. But that is easier said than done. He’s soon hitting the city’s seedier back streets to score a fix of anything and everything on offer.

Prepare for the extreme highs and the crashing lows of Patrick Melrose in this riveting drama featuring a performance of a lifetime from one of Britain’s acting greats Benedict Cumberbatch.

Release Date: 16 July 2018      RRP: £24.99

Running Time: 300 mins approx.      Certificate: 18 tbc


The Competition

To enter the competition please answer the following question:

Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for a major TV award for his role of Patrick Melrose. Which award is it?

There are four ways to enter:

  • you can enter by commenting with your answer on this article on our website
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  • FOLLOW our Twitter page @londonolios, RETWEET the pinned competition tweet and REPLY with your answer.
  • Follow us on our Instagram page @londonolios and comment with your answer.

You can enter once via each channel (duplicate entries will be deleted) and each time you do, your answer or comment will count as a separate entry, so you can have four chances to win. You can enter until midnight on Sunday, August 5th, 2018. There is one prize only and the winner will be drawn at random, contacted privately and announced on the London-Olios website. The winner has two weeks to claim their prize; if a prize goes unclaimed, we will have another draw.

Entry to the competition is open to everybody 18 years or older with an address in Europe. This competition is being run by London-Olios and NOT by Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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