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.
Edna Skinner is credited under "Featuring" in the opening credits of this, as opposed to the closing credits, and makes her final appearance as her character "Kay Addison" who sings a song that speaks of the thrill of being together and then being alone. This after actor Larry Keating, who played Kay's husband Roger, passed away during filming of the first show of the season "Leo Durocher Meets Mister Ed." See more »