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Photo: Natalie Dormer in John Logan’s camp gothic horror Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.

Penny Dreadful was John Logan’s camp gothic horror that ran for three series between 2014 and 2016 and was based on the gimmick that all of your favourite 19th-century villains, from Frankenstein’s monster to Dorian Gray, were roaming the smoggy streets of Victorian London. This ten-part spin-off, created and written by Logan (whose CV includes the screenplays for the Bond films Spectre and Skyfall), is set about 50 years after its progenitor, specifically Los Angeles in 1938.

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