Penny Dreadful – the new horror series which is a co-production between BSkyB and Showtime – will receive its UK premiere on Sky Atlantic on Tuesday May 20th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Created by John Logan, Penny Dreadful will see some of literature’s most famously terrifying characters – including Dr. Frankenstein and his creature, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula – become embroiled in Victorian London. The series weaves together these classic horror origin stories as the characters grapple with their monstrous alienation. The series is produced by Neal Street Productions and stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear, Reeve Carney, Harry Treadaway, Helen McCrory, Danny Sapani and Simon Russell Beale.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.