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…

Review: The Frankenstein Chronicles (S1 E2/6), Wednesday 18th November, ITV Encore

The Frankenstein Chronicles started off in fine fashion last week, presenting a grim pre-Victorian world where the Middles Ages were starting to be dragged, kicking and screaming, into something resembling the modern age. The trouble was that the 1820s were still filled with people who took their morality from spiritual and religious leanings, and the almost…