23 October 2020 The Irish Film & Television Network
     
Ned Dennehy stars in BBC’s New Catholic Priest Drama ‘Broken’
15 May 2017 : Laura Brennan
Pictured in BBC One's new drama 'Broken' Catholic priest Father Michael Kerrigan (Sean Bean)
IFTA winner Ned Dennehy (An Klondike) is to appear in Jimmy McGovern’s new landmark six-part BBC One drama ‘Broken’ alongside actors Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) & Anna Friel (Tomato Red)

‘Broken’ is described as a “State of the Nation Piece”. The new drama tells the story of a Catholic priest Father Michael Kerrigan (Sean Bean), who presides over a Northern urban parish.

A modern, maverick and reassuringly flawed, Father Michael is a man who must be confidant, counsellor and confessor to a community struggling to reconcile its beliefs with the realities of daily life in contemporary Britain.

The six episode drama series, which as created and penned by McGoven, is produced by LA Productions and stars Sean Bean (Game Of Thrones), Anna Friel (Marcella), Ned Dennehy (Carl), Adrian Dunbar (Line Of Duty), Paula Malcolmson (Ray Donovan), Mark Stanley (Dickensian) and Muna Otaru (The Keeping Room). 

The executive producers are Lucy Richer, Sean Bean and Jimmy McGovern

Broken’ will premiere on Tuesday May 23rd at 9pm on BBC One.

Series Credits:

Father Michael Kerrigan - Sean Bean

Christina Fitzsimmons - Anna Friel

Roz Demichelis - Paula Malcomson

Father Peter Flaherty - Adrian Dunbar

P.C Andrew Powell – Mark Stanley

Carl McKenna - Ned Dennehy

Helen Oyenusi - Muna Otaru

P.C. Dawn Morris - Aisling Loftus

Daniel Martin - Danny Sapani

Chloe Demichelis - Lauren Lyle

Jean Reid - Rochenda Sandall

Created by Jimmy McGovern

Written by Jimmy McGovern, with Nick Leather, Shaun Duggan and Colette Kane

Directed by Ashley Pearce and Noreen Kershaw

Produced by Colin McKeown and Donna Molloy

Executive producers for LA Productions - Jimmy McGovern, Colin McKeown and Sean Bean

Executive producer for the BBC - Lucy Richer




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