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…

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…