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.
Donna Mills stars as Brenda, the strict lawyer in this romantic drama. Brian Wimmer stars as Alex, Donna's new secretary as a result of her previous secretaries resigning because they were getting married. Donna is currently involved with her dentist, Brian, who until Alex and Brenda go on a lawyer business trip together, are close. Alex and Brenda develop a special relationship during the time they go on a business trip together. However, when Brenda gets back, she finds out that Brian has met someone else. Brenda and Alex get closer and more intimate as a result and they sleep with each other. Her co-workers and parents, not to mention Brian's sister & family are shocked to hear Brian, a young 27 year old guy going out with someone much older than him. Unfortunately, when Brenda and Alex are at a party together, Brenda gets a little angry when Alex keeps on insisting to let people know he's Brenda's secretary. They fight and break up as a result. Her friends hook her up with another... Written by