‘Broken’ first look: Sean Bean stars in Jimmy McGovern’s new BBC One drama

The first promotional image has been released for The Street writer Jimmy McGovern’s new primetime drama for BBC One. Broken began filming last year and is described as a “State of the Nation piece.” Sean Bean leads the cast of the six-part series as Father Michael Kerrigan, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish. The Game of Thrones … >

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Anna Friel and more join BBC One’s new Jimmy McGovern drama ‘Broken’

Filming has commenced on The Street writer Jimmy McGovern’s new primetime drama series for BBC One. The six-part drama series was announced earlier this year and is described as a “State of the Nation piece.” Sean Bean will lead the cast of Broken as Father Michael Kerrigan, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish. The Game … >

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Sean Bean to lead cast of new Jimmy McGovern drama ‘Broken’

Game of Thrones star Sean Bean has been cast as the lead in Jimmy McGovern’s new primetime drama series for BBC One. Broken will feature Bean as Father Michael Kerrigan, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish. The six-part drama series was announced earlier this year and is described as a “State of … >

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‘Wasted’ trailer: Check out Sean Bean in ‘Cuckoo’ writers’ new E4 sitcom

E4 has released the first trailer for Wasted, the channel’s new comedy about a gang of four twenty-something wasters in a West Country village. Created by the BAFTA Award winning writing team of James Lamont and Jon Foster (Cuckoo, Amazing World of Gumball), the six-part series begins soon on E4. Danny Kirrane, Dylan Edwards, Gwyneth Keyworth and Rose Reynolds … >

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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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Sean Bean joins ‘Cuckoo’ writers’ new E4 sitcom ‘Wasted’

Filming has begun on E4’s new comedy about a gang of four twenty-something wasters in a West Country village. Danny Kirrane, Dylan Edwards, Gwyneth Keyworth and Rose Reynolds will lead the cast of Wasted, alongside Game of Thrones star Sean Bean. Created by the BAFTA Award winning writing team of James Lamont and Jon Foster … >

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‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’ episode guide

Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) is taken on a terrifying journey in pursuit of a chilling and diabolical foe in ITV Encore’s The Frankenstein Chronicles. Incorporating elements from the investigative and horror genres with an extraordinary hero at its centre, The Frankenstein Chronicles is set in Georgian London in 1827 and has been created by … >

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‘Jupiter Ascending’ movie review

It’s become something of a clichéd line regarding the Wachowski siblings’ film output of late, in that people “admire the ambition”, but find the films to be flawed overall. Well, things usually become clichés for a reason, and while there is – yes – plenty to admire about Jupiter Ascending; it is also a bit … >

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10 British acting legends we’d love to guest star in ‘Doctor Who’

With filming on Doctor Who‘s new season underway in Cardiff, news of upcoming guest stars is now starting to emerge. Considering that the show has atttracted such dramatic heavyweights as Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Diana Rigg, Ian McKellen, Timothy Dalton, Penelope Wilton, Simon Callow, Richard E. Grant, Anne Reid, Bill Nighy and John Hurt in … >

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