The Lords of Gondor have returned. Sean Bean was spotted today filming in Bedford House, by the uni gym, on the University of Liverpool campus.

The Game of Thrones and Sharpe star is believed to be filming for a new BBC drama ‘Broken’, produced by Jimmy McGovern, airing in six one-hour episodes which also stars the likes of Paula Malcomson, Aisling Loftus and Adrian Dunbar.

Sean Bean was cast as the lead character, Roman Catholic priest Father Michael Kerrigan.

Sean, where art thou?

Sean, where art thou?

The Lord of the Rings star has been seen out and about in Bootle with film crews before switching to Toxteh for some night shoots.

He has already been spotted at the Hawthorn pub in Bootle, the Black Horse on Country road, and Queens Road on the other side of Bootle South Recreation Ground.

Co-star Anna Friel, who became famous for her role as Beth Jordache in Brookside said “Sean is a great actor, it’s a typically brave and typically brave and truthful script from Jimmy and I’m back up North. It’s an important subject and a unique character. I can’t wait.”

Cafetieres are essential

Cafetieres are essential

Kelly, a third year English student, said: “it’s amazing that the BBC have made our campus part of their set for this. It really puts our university on the map.”

Jess, an English with Philosophy student, said: “I’m just gutted I’ve been at home all day writing a philosophy essay in my onesie and missed him.”

We’re speculating what weird and wonderful way Sean will die in his latest piece of acting.