Writer: Mark O’Rowe
Director: Christopher Smith
Starring: Mark Strong, Daniel Mays, Carice Van Houten, Rhys Ifans
Production Company: Hera Pictures
Kent Locations Used: Various roads and Nells Café in Gravesend
Temple (2021) is a British television show based on a Norwegian series about a surgeon who sets up an illegal medical research facility underneath Temple Tube Station to find a cure for his dying wife.
The series was created by Mark O’Rowe (Boy A, Intermission) and Season 2 is directed by Christopher Smith (Alex Rider, Curfew) with actor Mark Strong (Sherlock Holmes, Shazam!) playing the lead Daniel Milton. Season 1 also co-starred BAFTA nominated actor Daniel Mays (Line of Duty, Des), Emmy nominated Carice van Houten (Game of Thrones, Black Book), Catherine McCormack (Braveheart, 28 Weeks Later) and Tobi King Bakare (Cursed, I May Destroy You) who are all set to reprise their roles for Season 2.
Amongst the new arrivals are dubious and deeply unpredictable underworld fixer Gubby, played by BAFTA-winner Rhys Ifans (Alice Through the Looking Glass, Berlin Station) and his poetic but frequently inebriated medical assistant, Dermot, played by Michael Smiley (Bloodlands, Luther).
Gravesend is a town in northwest Kent on the south bank of the Thames with a promenade, high street and two shopping centres. The Town’s Pier is the oldest remaining cast-iron pier in the world. Previous productions to film at Gravesend includes Smithereens, Black Mirror Season 5 (2019) and Top Boy Series 3 (2019).
Temple Season 2 will air on Sky Max and NOW TV from Thursday 28th October 2021 at 9pm with the entire series becoming available as a box set on release.
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