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The Frankenstein Chronicles

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Shoot Dates 2015
Writer Barry Langford, Benjamin Ross, Mike Walden, Stacey Gregg
Director Benjamin Ross
Producer Oliver Butler, Carol Moorhead, David Tanner, Frank Doelger, Tracey Scoffield, Patrick Irwin, Justin Thomson Glover
Director of Photography Ian Moss
Editor Frances Parker, Jesse Parker
Main Cast Sean Bean, Anna Maxwell Martin, Charlie Creed-Miles, Samuel West, Mark Bazeley, Tom Ward, Ed Stoppard, Vanessa Kirby, Richie Campbell, Elliott Cowan, Robbie Gee
Locations CO. ANTRIM – Moneyglass Estate, KBL Mill, Castle Upton House, Shane’s Castle, Galgorm Castle CO. ARMAGH – Gosford Castle, Armagh Court House, Armagh Gaol, Russell Street, Vicar’s Hill, Castle Street, Armagh Public Library BELFAST – Wolfhill Quarry, Upper Crescent, Somme Hospital, Rosemay St First Presbyterian Church, Campbell College CO. DOWN – Greyabbey Estate, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Ballywalter House, Mountstewart, Castleward, English St, Down Museum, Castle Leisure Centre, Myra Castle
Contacts Production Company:
Rainmark Films
Broadcaster:
ITV Encore

The Frankenstein Chronicles

An epic re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s myth for a modern audience, blending supernatural horror with period police procedural.

London, 1832. The body of a child is discovered washed up on the shore of the Thames. First on the scene, John Marlott of the River Police examines the corpse and is horrified to discover that it’s not actually a child at all but an assembly of body parts crudely stitched together. Charged by Home Secretary Robert Peel to apprehend the crazed killer behind the mutilated body, Marlott’s enquiries lead him into the dark corners of Regency London, an underworld of prostitution, drug smuggling, bodysnatching, murder for profit and other even more esoteric vices. The evidence points first one way and then another, but as he investigates a series of uncanny experiences and nightmarish dreams and visions suggest a frightening, apocalyptic alternate scenario: that a demonic power is at work, reanimating the dead. Only as Marlott brings his enquiry to a dramatic conclusion is the true horror revealed…

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