The BEST Episodes of The Frankenstein Chronicles
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2020
Network: ITV Encore
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.
#1 - Seeing the Dead
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 15, 2017
Marlott is convinced that Billy Oates and the origin of the fever killing local families will lead him to Lord Daniel Hervey.
#2 - Little Boy Lost
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 22, 2017
An unexpected encounter with the mysterious Frederick Dipple suggests that Marlott needs to protect his allies, who he realizes are increasingly in danger.
#3 - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 29, 2017
Marlott's new intelligence brings him closer to a solution and leads him to an apparently deserted tower. However, there are darker and colder dangers inside.
#4 - Bride of Frankenstein
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 6, 2017
As the police close in John Marlott needs to rescue Esther from Hervey and Dipple, and resurrect both his own and her fortunes in an epic season finale.
#5 - Not John Marlott
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 8, 2017
John Marlott adopts a new identity and gains employment. He believes someone is lying about the recent murders of local clergymen and he is determined to uncover the truth in his search for justice.
#6 - Lost and Found
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 16, 2015
Marlott finally pieces together the movements at the hospital, but the number of suspects continue to plague his mind. Robert Peel meets with William Chester. Marlott gets authorization to use a pistol.
#7 - The Frankenstein Murders
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 9, 2015
Boz publishes a newspaper article about the murders which causes a public outcry and infuriates Peel on the eve of the Anatomy Act. Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, follows her own line of enquiry into the medical practice of Sir William Chester, uncovering secrets from the past. Marlott decides to go back to Greenwich where it all began - is there something he is missing?
#8 - All the Lost Children
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 25, 2015
Having escaped the clutches of Billy Oates, Flora throws herself on Marlott's mercy. Believing her to be a key witness to Alice's disappearance, he brings her to his lodgings for safety. As the investigation continues, Marlott travels to Kentish Town to interrogate Mary Shelley. The connection between her monster and the child corpse cannot be a mere coincidence…
#9 - Seeing Things
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 18, 2015
After his discovery on the banks of the Thames, Inspector Marlott visits the house of artist and printmaker William Blake, who is on his deathbed. Later, Marlott confers with Nightingale, a local policeman who has been keeping watch on The Fortune of War, a public house where body snatchers are known to gather. The pair create a plan to capture a person of interest who may be able to aid them with their investigation.
#10 - A World Without God
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 11, 2015
The police apprehend a gang of opium smugglers on the banks of the Thames, but as he stands at the water's edge, Inspector John Marlott makes a shocking discovery. The body of a dead child is washed up on the shore, but further examination of the corpse reveals a grotesque state of mutilation. Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel orders Marlott to lead the investigation, while details of the investigation must remain confidential.
#11 - The Fortunes of War
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 2, 2015
Marlott takes a terrified Pritty on their assignation to meet the men who kill for money – they find themselves in the tunnels under Smithfield market, which run from the Fortune of War pub to St Bart's Hospital. Flora has returned to Marlott's lodgings, but now she is back Marlott intends to use her as bait for the murderous gang, much against Nightingale's wishes.
#12 - Prodigal Son
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 1, 2017
London 1830. John Marlott escapes the Bethlem Hospital seeking his revenge on Lord Daniel Hervey. The hunter soon becomes the hunted.