New Series Premiere: Sun, May 11 at 10 PM ET/PT


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Ways To Watch

Meet Vanessa Ives

Watch the cast of Penny Dreadful discuss Eva Green's character Vanessa Ives.

Meet Ethan Chandler

Watch an interview with Josh Hartnett about his character Ethan Chandler.

Penny Dreadful Takes Over SXSW

Watch what South by Southwest Festival-goers had to say about a special advance screening of Penny Dreadful.

Production Blog

Get a first look behind the scenes in Dublin on the set of the new series.

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Good Reads Book Club

Re-read "Dracula," "Frankenstein," and "The Picture of Dorian Gray" that inspired Penny Dreadful.

Penny Dreadful Fan Pass

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What Is a Penny Dreadful?

Watch Blog #1 to meet the producers and find out more about the new series.

Coming Together

Watch a sneak peek into the pre-production process with members of the Penny Dreadful team.

The Artisans: Part 1

Meet the members of the Penny Dreadful production team who are responsible for set decoration and props.

The Artisans: Part 2

Watch how scripts are transformed into magnificent sets, and the details involved in creating Victorian era London for the series.

The Grand Guignol Theater

Watch as creator/executive producer John Logan discusses how he recreated a Victorian theater in modern day Dublin.

Sex & Prostitution in the Victorian Age

Author/historian Matthew Sweet takes Reeve Carney (Dorian Gray) on a tour of London to learn about the role of sex and prostitution in the Victorian age.

About the Series

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. PENNY DREADFUL is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.