Sean Bean begins filming second season of ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’

The new season of ITV Encore’s The Frankenstein Chronicles has started filming in Northern Ireland. Incorporating elements from Mary Shelley’s Gothic literary classic, the period crime drama launched in November 2015, starring Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, Sharpe) as Inspector John Marlott. The Frankenstein Chronicles is set in Georgian London in 1827 and was created by Benjamin Ross (The … >

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ITV orders second season of Sean Bean’s ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’

The Frankenstein Chronicles will return to ITV Encore for a second season. Incorporating elements from Mary Shelley’s Gothic literary classic, the period crime drama launched last November, starring Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, Sharpe) as Inspector John Marlott. The Frankenstein Chronicles is set in Georgian London in 1827 and was created by Benjamin Ross (The Young Poisoner’s Handbook) … >

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‘Home Fires’ won’t be returning for Season 3

ITV has axed Home Fires after just two seasons. Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, the World War II drama launched on ITV in May 2015 and ran for 12 episodes, ending on a cliffhanger last weekend. Home Fires followed a group of inspirational women at the heart of a rural Cheshire community who steadfastly bring the … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 episode guide

World War II drama Home Fires returns to ITV for a six-part second season. Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, Home Fires follows a group of inspirational women at the heart of a rural Cheshire community who steadfastly bring the village together during our nation’s darkest hour. Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 Episode 5 recap: Watch out, Frances

It’s now late August, 1940, and bombs light up the night sky on the horizon. Steph and Little Stan are struggling to bring in the harvest. The hired laborers desert in the middle of the night, leaving Steph, Stan, and the blind Isobel to accomplish the insurmountable task on their own. Steph finally collapses under … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 Episode 2 review

As June wears on, we learn that both Peter Barden and his accountant Helen were killed in the car crash. The war casts a pall on Helen’s burial, as an air raid sends everyone to the shelter in the Bardens’ basement. Everyone except Frances, who can’t bear to go into the shelter and Sarah, who … >

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