Sean Bean's Bafta-winning BBC miniseries Time takes a hard look at prison life

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Sean Bean.
Sean Bean.
Photo: BBC Studios

Named Best Miniseries at the 2022 BAFTAs, the hard-hitting BBC prison drama Time is now available to binge on Showmax

Time earned Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings) his second BAFTA as Lead Actor earlier this year, with his co-star Stephen Graham (Line of Duty, Boardwalk Empire) nominated for Supporting Actor and Lewis Arnold (Broadchurch) for Director.

There's a built-in tension to any series starring Sean Bean – we fear for his character, given that the actor has died on screen more than 20 times. That fear isn't helped, either, by the actor's penchant for playing particularly sympathetic characters we'd rather not see killed off. And here he is, in peril again, making us uncomfortable, again.

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