Review: The Frankenstein Chronicles (S2 E1/6), Wednesday 1st November, ITV Encore

NB: SPOILER INSIDE The Frankenstein Chronicles was an exceptionally dark re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s infamous tale, starring Sean Bean as Detective John Marlott. What began as a relatively straightforward murder procedural descended into something altogether more grim and twisted, and was well received by fans and critics alike on its debut run. The period crime…

Filming begins on series two of The Frankenstein Chronicles

Sean Bean’s The Frankenstein Chronicles came in at number 12 in our Top 15 list in 2015, and we knew that the horror/crime mash-up would be getting a second series. Bean starred as tormented river policemanJohn Marlott in late Georgian London, who got himself involved with Mary Shelley and her Frankenstein story. New details have emerged about filming…

ITV orders second season of The Frankenstein Chronicles

Last year’s The Frankenstein Chronicles was one of the more under-the-radar successes of the crime drama year, mainly because it was stuck out on subscription Sky channel, ITV Encore. Which was a shame, because it deserved to be seen by much more people. It starred Sean Bean as a tormented river policeman in late Georgian…