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Season: 1 | 2 | 3
Year: 2014 | 2015 | 2016


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Night Work

28 April 2014
Ethan is hired by Vanessa to do a job and introduced to a world of supernatural beings. Sir Malcolm recruits doctor Frankenstein, who brings someone back to life.

Reeve Carney ... Dorian Gray (credit only)

Timothy Dalton ... Sir Malcolm Murray

Eva Green ... Vanessa Ives

Rory Kinnear ... The Creature (credit only)

Billie Piper ... Brona Croft (credit only)

Danny Sapani ... Sembene

Harry Treadaway ... Dr. Victor Frankenstein

Josh Hartnett ... Ethan Chandler

Simon Russell Beale ... Ferdinand Lyle

Alex Price ... Proteus

Olivia Llewellyn ... Mina Harker

Lorcan Cranitch ... Inspector Granworthy
Aoife Byrne ... Mother
Karla Lyons ... 7 Year Old Girl

Owen Roe ... Colonel Brewster

Alison McGirr ... Beautiful Young Woman

Fady Elsayed ... Lead Familiar

Robert Nairne ... Vampire
Pat McGrath ... Mortuary Boss

Mary Murray ... Woman #1
Helen Norton ... Woman #2
Alvaro Lucchesi ... Police Photographer
Dylan McDonough ... Constable
Gary Fox ... Felix
Olivia Fahy ... Cowgirl (uncredited)
Darragh O'Connor ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Graeme Redmond ... Nobleman (uncredited)

Peter Robbie ... Gentleman (uncredited)
David Walsh ... Poor Boy (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Séance

12 May 2014
Vanessa and Sir Malcolm attend the party at Ferdinand Lyle's home in the hopes of learning more about the the Egyptian hieroglyphs found on the dead creature. Vanessa meets the ever young Dorian Gray. Vanessa also participates in a séance where she proves to the spirit world's conduit. Meanwhile, Ethan Chandler makes the acquaintance of a prostitute, Brona Croft. She in turn has a session with young Gray. Elsewhere, Victor Frankenstein is amazed at how quickly his creation, who he has named Proteus, can learn. It all comes to a surprising end however.

Season 1, Episode 3: Resurrection

25 May 2014
A flashback reveals Victor Frankenstein's motivation for delving into the questions of life and death. Flashbacks also show the history of Victor's "first-born". The Creature was born in a state of unending agony and Victor fled, rejecting his creation. It eventually came into contact with actor Vincent Brand who gives him a job working with the stage equipment and rigging at a theater. He has a very particular request for his maker - a female companion. After her experience at the séance, Vanessa continues to have a spiritual link with Mina who is desperate to be saved from the creatures around her. It leads them - Chandler, in need of money, joins them - to the London Zoo where they have an encounter with wolves, among other creatures.

Season 1, Episode 4: Demimonde

1 June 2014
Frankenstein consults a hematologist, Professor Abraham Van Helsing, who finds the blood contains an unique property that prevents complete coagulation. He believes it assists in the eating of blood. Frankenstein begins experimenting on Fenton, the vampire they caught and are keeping in chains. Frankenstein is also having to deal with his creature who wants him to create a female companion for him. Chandler takes Brona to the Grand Guignol theater. Gray is there, as is Vanessa, but it's Chandler he is interested in.

Season 1, Episode 5: Closer Than Sisters

8 June 2014
A flashback in the mysterious and dramatic life of Vanessa Ives reveals her bond with Mina Murray-Harker.

Season 1, Episode 6: What Death Can Join Together

15 June 2014
Sir Malcolm, Ethan and Sembene follow their vampire lead to a quarantined ship to find Mina only to see her taken away again. Vanessa has a violent sexual escapade with Dorian, where she is met with the voice again and storms out. Van Helsing tells Victor about the true nature of the creatures they are hunting. Caliban grows impatient with Victor and plots to harm those close to him. Brona apologizes to Ethan for her behavior previously.

Season 1, Episode 7: Possession

22 June 2014
Vanessa starts having "unnatural" fits and mentions that she is trying to fight the "thing inside me". Malcolm tells Ethan that she might be possessed by "the devil" or "a devil" and wants to keep her alive. Vanessa talks to the entity possessing her which reveals that it wants her to be "the mother of evil". Victor asks Ethan to teach him how to shoot. A glimpse at Sambene's past and Malcolm's true intentions is shown.

Season 1, Episode 8: Grand Guignol

29 June 2014
Vanessa, Sir Malcolm, Ethan, Dr. Frankenstein and Sembene explore an empty theater - only to be confronted by their worst nightmares.

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Fresh Hell

3 May 2015
Sir Malcolm returns to find a new evil hunting Vanessa.

Season 2, Episode 2: Verbis Diablo

10 May 2015
Ferdinand Lyle reveals Verbis Diablo's disturbing backstory.

Season 2, Episode 3: The Nightcomers

17 May 2015
Vanessa learns how to harness her powers from The Cut-Wife in a flashback.

Reeve Carney ... Dorian Gray (credit only)

Timothy Dalton ... Sir Malcolm Murray (credit only)

Eva Green ... Vanessa Ives

Rory Kinnear ... John Clare (credit only)

Helen McCrory ... Madame Kali

Billie Piper ... Lily (credit only)

Simon Russell Beale ... Ferdinand Lyle (credit only)

Danny Sapani ... Sembene (credit only)

Harry Treadaway ... Dr. Victor Frankenstein (credit only)

Josh Hartnett ... Ethan Chandler

Patti LuPone ... Joan Clayton

Ronan Vibert ... Sir Geoffrey Hawkes

Nicole O'Neill ... Witch #1

Olivia Chenery ... Witch #2

Carla Langley ... Pregnant Teenage Girl

Owen Roe ... Minister

Jer O'Leary ... Jack
Gail Fitzpatrick ... Tavern Woman

Season 2, Episode 4: Evil Spirits in Heavenly Places

24 May 2015
Lyle reveals how the story of the Verbis Diablo affects Vanessa.

Season 2, Episode 5: Above the Vaulted Sky

31 May 2015
Vanessa, Ethan and Sir Malcolm protect the mansion.

Season 2, Episode 6: Glorious Horrors

7 June 2015
Sir Malcolm receives tragic news; a glorious night turns horrible for Vanessa.

Season 2, Episode 7: Little Scorpion

14 June 2015
Vanessa and Ethan flee London for the Cut-Wife's cottage; a figure from the past resurfaces.

Season 2, Episode 8: Memento Mori

21 June 2015
The Creature unleashes his rage; Sir Malcolm confronts Evelyn.

Season 2, Episode 9: And Hell Itself My Only Foe

28 June 2015
Vanessa goes alone to battle Evelyn in order to save Sir Malcolm.

Season 2, Episode 10: And They Were Enemies

5 July 2015
Vanessa must rely on her strength in order to defeat the demon.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Day Tennyson Died

1 May 2016
In the season 3 premiere of Penny Dreadful; Ethan is a prisoner under Inspector Rusk's watch heading through America. Sir Malcolm meets a mysterious native american while in Africa. Frankenstein gets a visit from an old friend: Dr. Jekyl. Vanessa seeks the help of a very intriguing and interesting doctor.

Season 3, Episode 2: Predators Far and Near

8 May 2016
Lily and Dorian, rescue a young woman. Sir Malcolm continues on his journey with the enigmatic Kaetenay. Meanwhile, Ethan gets some unexpected help from Hecate. Dr. Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll hatch a plan. Vanessa's relationship with Dr. Sweet grows but, unbeknownst to her, evil forces are tracking her every move.

Reeve Carney ... Dorian Gray

Timothy Dalton ... Sir Malcolm Murray

Eva Green ... Vanessa Ives

Rory Kinnear ... John Clare (credit only)

Patti LuPone ... Dr. Seward (as Patti Lupone)

Billie Piper ... Lily

Wes Studi ... Kaetenay

Harry Treadaway ... Dr. Victor Frankenstein

Josh Hartnett ... Ethan Chandler

Christian Camargo ... Dr. Alexander Sweet

Douglas Hodge ... Bartholomew Rusk

Shazad Latif ... Dr. Henry Jekyll

Sarah Greene ... Hecate Poole

Samuel Barnett ... Renfield

Jessica Barden ... Justine

Sean Gilder ... Marshall Franklin Ostow

Cokey Falkow ... Scarman

Calum MacPherson ... Proprietor
Fred McCloskey ... Sheriff

Jack Hickey ... Junior Inspector

Sebastian Croft ... Boy Familiar
Jamie Ballard ... Balfour
Steve Wilson ... Attendant - Bedlam
Jonathan Delaney Tynan ... Colleague of Dr. Sweet

Richard Doubleday ... Magic Lantern Proprietor
Paddy Rocks ... Saloon Proprietor (as Patrick Rocks)

Tantoo Cardinal ... Old Native American Woman

Jack Greenlees ... Lead Familiar

Adam William Cahill ... Red Coat Soldier (uncredited)
Darren Lyons ... Red Coat Officer (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 3: Good and Evil Braided Be

15 May 2016
Vanessa Ives is confronted by a familiar face who will reveal a clue to her past.

Reeve Carney ... Dorian Gray

Timothy Dalton ... Sir Malcolm Murray

Eva Green ... Vanessa Ives

Rory Kinnear ... John Clare

Patti LuPone ... Dr. Seward (as Patti Lupone)

Billie Piper ... Lily

Wes Studi ... Kaetenay

Harry Treadaway ... Dr. Victor Frankenstein

Josh Hartnett ... Ethan Chandler

Christian Camargo ... Dr. Alexander Sweet

Douglas Hodge ... Bartholomew Rusk

Shazad Latif ... Dr. Henry Jekyll

Sarah Greene ... Hecate Poole

Samuel Barnett ... Renfield

Jessica Barden ... Justine

Sean Gilder ... Marshall Franklin Ostow
Casper Allpress ... Jack
Pandora Colin ... Marjorie
Ian Patterson ... Salesman
Jamie Ballard ... Balfour
Steve Wilson ... Attendant - Bedlam

Olga Wehrly ... Suffragette Leader
Liam Hourican ... Train Man #1
Jaimie Carswell ... Train Man #2

Matt McClure ... Rancher

Jack Hickey ... Junior Inspector
Paddy Rocks ... Saloon Proprietor (as Patrick Rocks)
Jonathan Chan-Pensley ... Mahjong Parlour Owner

Jack Greenlees ... Lead Familiar

Calum MacPherson ... Proprietor

Sebastian Croft ... Boy Familiar

Season 3, Episode 4: A Blade of Grass

22 May 2016
With the help of Dr. Seward, Vanessa undergoes hypnosis to relive her time in the Banning Clinic.

Reeve Carney ... Dorian Gray (credit only)

Timothy Dalton ... Sir Malcolm Murray (credit only)

Eva Green ... Vanessa Ives

Rory Kinnear ... John Clare

Patti LuPone ... Dr. Seward (as Patti Lupone)

Billie Piper ... Lily (credit only)

Wes Studi ... Kaetenay (credit only)

Harry Treadaway ... Dr. Victor Frankenstein (credit only)

Josh Hartnett ... Ethan Chandler (credit only)

Season 3, Episode 5: This World Is Our Hell

29 May 2016
Hounded through the desert by Kaetenay and others, Ethan faces a reckoning. In London, Victor makes a dire modification to Jekyll's cure for madness.

Reeve Carney ... Dorian Gray (credit only)

Timothy Dalton ... Sir Malcolm Murray

Eva Green ... Vanessa Ives (credit only)

Rory Kinnear ... John Clare (credit only)

Patti LuPone ... Dr. Seward (credit only) (as Patti Lupone)

Billie Piper ... Lily (credit only)

Wes Studi ... Kaetenay

Harry Treadaway ... Dr. Victor Frankenstein

Josh Hartnett ... Ethan Chandler

Douglas Hodge ... Bartholomew Rusk

Shazad Latif ... Dr. Henry Jekyll

Sarah Greene ... Hecate Poole

Sean Gilder ... Marshall Franklin Ostow

Brian Cox ... Jared Talbot

Jack Hickey ... Junior Inspector
Jamie Ballard ... Balfour

Sebastian Croft ... Boy Familiar

Brendan Gibson ... Rance
Casper Allpress ... Jack (uncredited)

Adam Behan ... Jared Man (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 6: No Beast So Fierce

5 June 2016
Vanessa contacts her old friend Ferdinand Lyle for help. Lyle introduces her to Catriona Hartdegen. Lily, Dorian and Justine put their plan in motion. Ethan, Sir Malcolm and Hecate arrive at Talbot's ranch.

Season 3, Episode 7: Ebb Tide

12 June 2016
Lily sends her legion of women on a gruesome mission, Vanessa makes an ominous choice, and Kaetenay's visions drive Ethan toward his destiny.

Season 3, Episode 8: Perpetual Night

19 June 2016
While an apocalyptic pestilence enshrouds London, Victor decides Lily's fate and Ethan comes face-to-face with the evil that seduces Vanessa.

Season 3, Episode 9: The Blessed Dark

19 June 2016
Sir Malcolm and his allies battle the fiend laying claim to Vanessa, the Creature faces a baleful demand, and Ethan makes a heartrending choice.

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