The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.
RADA-trained British character actor, who played Shakespearean roles by the age of eighteen. On screen from 1932, usually seen in affable, timid or ineffectual roles. Busy in television roles from the mid-1950's, often as comic support. See more