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The Frankenstein Chronicles 

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Inspector John Marlott investigates a series of crimes in 19th Century London, which may have been committed by a scientist intent on re-animating the dead.
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Series cast summary:
Sean Bean ...  John Marlott 12 episodes, 2015-2017
Richie Campbell ...  Nightingale / ... 11 episodes, 2015-2017
Tom Ward ...  Sir Robert Peel 11 episodes, 2015-2017
Ryan Sampson ...  Boz 11 episodes, 2015-2017
Ed Stoppard ...  Lord Daniel Hervey 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Eloise Smyth ...  Flora 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Vanessa Kirby ...  Lady Jemima Hervey 7 episodes, 2015-2017
Frank Blake Frank Blake ...  Constable Pip Bircher 6 episodes, 2017
Paul Kennedy ...  Inspector Treadaway 6 episodes, 2017
Maeve Dermody ...  Esther Rose 6 episodes, 2017
Laurence Fox ...  Frederick Dipple 6 episodes, 2017
Robbie Gee ...  Billy Oates 6 episodes, 2015-2017
Elliot Cowan ...  Sir Bentley Warburton / ... 6 episodes, 2015
Aaron Kelly Aaron Kelly ...  Sam 6 episodes, 2017
Martin McCann ...  Renquist 6 episodes, 2017
Charlie Creed-Miles ...  Pritty 5 episodes, 2015
Stuart Graham ...  Forrester 5 episodes, 2015
Jessie Ross Jessie Ross ...  Alice Evans 5 episodes, 2015
Lucy Cray-Miller Lucy Cray-Miller ...  Mrs. Evans 5 episodes, 2015
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London, 1827. A body has washed up on the banks of the Thames. Inspector John Marlott of the River Police discovers that the body is composite of body parts from several people, sewn together. The Home Secretary tasks Marlott with solving the mystery. Written by grantss

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11 November 2015 (UK) See more »

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The Frankenstein Chronicles See more »

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The series was filmed in Northern Ireland, an emerging hub for dark gothic TV and Film, with series such as Game of Thrones and Films such as Dracula Untold being shot in the small country in recent years See more »

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Sean Bean brings light to the darkness of London
22 December 2015 | by qbangySee all my reviews

With the recent glut of Superhero TV series hitting our screens I found this show to be welcome relief. Sean bean as lead manages to play the inspector with the air of someone who just isn't quite right, with flashbacks to his troubled past becoming more frequent it helps to build on his mental breakdown.

I have found the story at times needing a little more "Umph", yes the characters are being fleshed out and the mystery appears to deepen with each step the inspector takes to catch his "Monster", but at the same time do we really need to spend so much time in the inspectors rooms, what do they add to the story?

The overall gloom of the setting does lend weight to the story, the divide between rich and poor, privilege and servitude is very apparent, with the inspector squarely in the middle of these differing worlds.


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