Penny Dreadful is easily one of the most-anticipated new shows of the year.
The co-production between BSkyB and Showtime has already debuted its first episode in the US online with the first broadcast transmission due to take place tonight. Penny Dreadful is created by John Logan and will see some of the most iconic characters in horror literature come to life.
Timothy Dalton, Eva Green and Josh Hartnett lead the cast with Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear, Reeve Carney, Harry Treadaway, Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale also starring.
Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray (Dalton) and psychic Vanessa Ives (Green) join forces with gun-slinger Ethan Chandler (Josh Hartnett) to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London.
Penny Dreadful begins in the UK on Tuesday 20th May at 9pm. Preview the first episode of the show below: