The Limehouse Golem
A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.
ActorsStarring: Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth, Daniel Mays, Sam Reid, María Valverde, Henry Goodman, Morgan Watkins, Eddie Marsan, Adam Brown, Peter Sullivan, Damien Thomas, Siobhán Cullen, Levi Heaton, Clive Brunt, Edythe Woolley, Anita Breheny, Amelia Crouch, Simon Meacock, Paul Ritter, David Bamber, Ben Moor, Michael Jenn, Daniel Cerqueira, Patrick Durham, Nicholas Woodeson, Mark Tandy, Neal Barry, Keeley Forsyth, Josef Davies, Graham Hughes, Lauren Kinsella, Joseph Palmer, Roger Morlidge, Christina Tam, Clive Russell, Paul Antony-Barber, Charlie May-Clark, Louisa-May Parker, Michael Barron, Nigel Black, Craig Carr, Graham Cheadle, Gary Davies, Steve Healey, Craig Thomas Lambert, David Macey, Jack Parr, Tom Raven, Nig Richards, Bryan Samson, Jake Sanson, Olesja Sidorovich, Baz Stone, Ian White
A series of murders has shaken the community of Limehouse in Victorian London to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical so-called Golem – must be responsible. When music-hall star Elizabeth Cree is accused of poisoning her husband John on the same night as the last Golem murders, assigned Inspector John Kildare discovers evidence linking John Cree to the Golem murders, and finds himself determined to crack both cases before Elizabeth is hanged for her accused crime.
Having found a diary of the Golem’s crimes, written by the Golem himself in a book on the art of murder, kept in the reading room of the library, Kildare determines that the Golem must be one of the four men in the library on the date of the last entry; Dan Leno, Karl Marx, George Gissing and John Cree. Kildare is able to acquire handwriting samples of the other three men while listening to Elizabeth’s story about how she went from the daughter of an unmarried mother sewing sail-cloths at the docks to becoming a music-hall star…