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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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Series cast summary:
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 ...  Flora 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Vanessa Kirby ...  Lady Jemima Hervey 7 episodes, 2015-2017
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 5 episodes, 2017
Charlie Creed-Miles ...  Pritty 5 episodes, 2015
Stuart Graham ...  Forrester 5 episodes, 2015
Jessie Ross Jessie Ross ...  Alice Evans 5 episodes, 2015


London, 1827. A body has washed up on the banks of the Thames. Inspector John Marlott of the River Police discovers that the body is composite of body parts from several people, sewn together. The Home Secretary tasks Marlott with solving the mystery. Written by grantss

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Esther is offered a fee of "one crown per day" to fix a dress for Frederick Dipple's automaton. This amounts to 5 shillings or the modern equivalent of £243 (adjusted for 2017 inflation), or £1,215 for five days' work. Earlier, a bribe for some information is mentioned as costing 10 guineas. This is the equivalent of 210 shillings historically, or a whopping £10,206 (adjusted for 2017 inflation). See more »


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True Detective on the filthy streets of Regency Era London
15 February 2016 | by venusboys3See all my reviews

I'd heard nothing about this show going in. I'm kind of surprised no word of mouth reached me before discovering it... seeing as how it hits so many beats that share my interests. History and mysticism and conspiracy and film noir... and Frankenstein! I was impressed when William Blake showed up in the series and even moreso when Mary Shelley herself makes an appearance. Her infamous book being a possible impetus behind the crimes the protagonist detective is tasked with investigating. The show is gritty and gruesome and complex in the motivations of its various political factions vying for power. Add to that that the protagonist is not entirely reliable because of disease and medication and the show becomes a quite a heady mix at times. The bad guys range from street scum on up to, maybe, members of Parliament... and no one is safe.

Great stuff, I hope there is more to come.

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20 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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