Sean Bean to play clergyman in new Jimmy McGovern TV drama

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Sean Bean pronounced Jimmy McGovern creates ‘interesting characters that ring with multitude today’

Actor Sean Bean is to play a Catholic clergyman in a new six-part play created by Jimmy McGovern for BBC One.

The series, that has a operative pretension Broken, will be set in Liverpool.

The BBC pronounced it would follow Bean’s impression as he and his assemblage onslaught to determine their beliefs “with a hypocrisies demanded by contemporary Britain”.

Bean was nominated for a Bafta and won an Emmy for personification a transvestite clergyman in McGovern’s Accused in 2013.

‘Raw and real’

McGovern is also famous for essay hard-hitting dramas including Cracker, Hillsborough, The Street and Common.

“I was really vehement during a awaiting of operative with Jimmy McGovern again,” a Sharpe and Game of Thrones actor said.

“His scripts are tender and genuine and he creates illusory and engaging characters that ring with multitude today.”

McGovern said: “It’s fantastic, given I’ve been perplexing to work with Sean again ever given he played Tracie Tremarco in Accused, that was startling stuff, so I’m over a moon he’s jumped on house with Broken.”

Bean will also offer as executive writer on a series.

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