4 items from 2017
Hulu is headed back to the 18th century. Deadline reports the streaming service has renewed Harlots for a second season.The historical drama follows the rivalry between two houses of prostitution in 18th century London. The cast includes Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown-Findlay, Eloise Smyth, Kate Fleetwood, Danny Sapani, Douggie McMeekin, Hugh Skinner, and Edward Hogg.Read More… »
Network: HuluEpisodes: Ongoing (hour)Seasons: OngoingTV show dates: March 29, 2017 — presentSeries status: Has not been cancelledPerformers include: Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown-Findlay, Eloise Smyth, Kate Fleetwood, Danny Sapani, Douggie McMeekin, Hugh Skinner, Edward Hogg, Rory Fleck-Byrne, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Lottie Tolhurst, Bronwyn James, Holli Dempsey, Alexa Davis, Poppy Corby-Teuch, Rosalind Eleazar, Dorothy Atkinson, Jordon Stevens, Josef Altin, and Jordan A. Nash.TV show description:A period family drama series set in 18th century Georgian London, Harlots delves into the world's oldest profession. The story follows Margaret Wells (Morton) and her daughters Charlotte (Brown-Findlay) and Lucy (Eloise Smyth), as she endeavors to balance her roles as both a mother and a brothel owner.In 1763 London, 20% of women supported themselves by working in the sex »
Calum Petrie reviews Titan’s Penny Dreadful…
Featuring Vanessa Ives (Eva Green), Sir Malcom Murray (Timothy Dalton) and Sembene (Danny Sapani) the story recounts the events that led up to the explosive first season of the show. This prequel reveals the terrifying events that led Vanessa to try and find her missing childhood friend, Mina Harker, and exposes the true nature of the vampiric monsters infesting Victorian London.
The events within this 129 page extravaganza fill in a story gap that might just give the less hardcore fans of the series the much needed information they desire. Taking place just before the events that kick off the first series of the TV program, the story focuses around Sir Malcolm Murray and Ms Vanessa Ives alongside some characters that help deliver a pretty comprehensive story in such a short space of time.
The book has an outstandingly beautiful art style which beautifully »
- Calum Petrie
In the summer of 2016, the Penny Dreadful TV show ended without warning after three seasons on Showtime, because creator John Logan cancelled the psychological thriller, even though the season three closer was only billed as a "season" finale.Fans who want more though, can rely on Titan Comics to ride to the rescue. The first issue, of what we like to think of as Penny Dreadful, season four, will be released on April 5, 2017. The Penny Dreadful TV series starred Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Harry Treadaway, Josh Hartnett, Danny Sapani, Simon Russell Beale, Douglas Hodge, Sarah Greene, Jack Hickey, and Patti LuPone. Read More… »
4 items from 2017
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