‘Broken’ kicks off on BBC 1

Broken - portraits

The first episode of Broken, the drama starring Sean Bean and Anna Friel, aired on BBC1 last night. The series follows a modern, maverick Catholic priest presiding over an urban parish in northern England, who must act the confidante, counsellor and confessor to a congregation struggling to reconcile its beliefs with the challenges of daily life.

Shaun Duggan wrote episode five of the series, which was created and executive produced by Jimmy McGovern. The show airs at 9pm on Tuesdays on BBC1. Shaun’s episode screens on Tuesday 27th June.