The Frankenstein Chronicles is TV series of a British production. This drama was broadcasted for the first time on ITV Encore on 11 of Nov. 2015. In the summer of 2016, the series was renewed for the next season. The first season has six episodes.
The main cast of the show includes the following actors and actresses:
- Sean Bean plays the part of an inspector named John Marlott,
- Charlie Creed-Miles plays the part of a kidnapper named Pritty,
- Ed Stoppard plays the part of Lord Daniel Hervey, a nobleman who runs a hospital,
- Eloise Smyth plays the part of a homeless girl named Flora,
- Steven Berkoff plays the part of W. Blake,
- Anna Martin plays the part of a writer named Mary,
- Mark Bazeley plays the part of a doctor, a cousin of Sir William named Gernet,
- Ryan Sampson plays the part of a journalist named Boz,
- Richie Campbell plays the part of a runner named Nightingale,
- Vanessa Kirby plays the part of Lord Harvey’s sister named Jemima,
- Tom Ward plays the part of the Home Secretary named Sir Robert,
- Elliot Cowan plays the part of political opponent of Sir Robert Peel named Sir Bentley,
- Samuel West plays the part of a famous doctor named Sir William,
- Robbie Gee plays the part of a criminal named Billy Oates,
- Kate Dickie plays the part of the leader of killers named Mrs. Bishop,
- Deirdre Mullins plays the part of the wife of John Marlott named Agnes.
When arresting of some criminals, John finds the body of a child. The inspector receives the order to lead the investigation of this horrible death. Everything must be confidential.
Inspector Marlott goes to an artist’s house named Blake. William is obviously very close to this death. In some time, Marlott advises with a policeman named Nightingale, who knows a lot about the place where kidnappers gather together, because he has been watching. Two men make a plan of how to seize one person, who may help them to in their investigation. Flora decides to seek for help from Marlott. Soon, the inspector goes to talk to Mary. Will be able the inspector to find out the truth about the mysterious death?
The British version was used by A&E for American TV.
It is possible to notice that this part of Sean Bean is reminiscent of another of his character known as Richard Sharpe. Both characters were soldiers in the second Battalion ninety-fifth Rifles. In both movies was used the same theme.
The Frankenstein Chronicles 2015 Trailer [HD]
Trailer – The Frankenstein Chronicles – BBC First