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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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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 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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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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UK

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English

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11 November 2015 (UK) See more »

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As Crónicas de Frankenstein See more »

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Rainmark Films See more »
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The successful resurrection of "The Creature" doesn't happen (solely) through electricity in this series. During a stay at Lake Geneva in Switzerland from May to September 1816 (during which she laid the foundations for what would become Frankenstein, or: The Modern Prometheus, published in 1818), Mary Shelley described ideas of galvanism and the re-animation of corpses. Unlike virtually all later film adaptations, however, the original novel never precisely describes the use of electricity to successfully re-animate a body. In fact, in Frankenstein (1910), the very first silent film adaptation of the novel, the creature emerges from a bubbling cauldron in what appears to be alchemy rather than actual modern science. In this series, the exact circumstances of the first truly successful resurrection are also kept vague, except the use of a "tincture" and "tissue" is mentioned. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: The Frankenstein Chronicles (2018) See more »

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This needs to air in North America ASAP!
10 November 2016 | by SMcFireflySee all my reviews

Sean Bean, superb as usual, leads a fantastic supporting cast through this dark and gritty investigation of mutilated corpses and the possibility of galvanizing the dead back to life.

I cannot say enough about this 6 episode (what was originally supposed to be mini-series - but now renewed for a second run!) season. Everything from the costumes, the sets, and the music (oh, the great music!) is phenomenal! The opening credits and theme deserve some recognition as it was very well done (I had a Game of Thrones vibe watching it)!

This could have easily ended at episode 6, because it was a perfect way to end this story, but I am also excited to see where they take Sean Bean's character next!


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