Titan Books have announced they will be publishing TV series companion hardback book The Art and Making of Penny Dreadful on 17th April 2015 in the UK.
Some of classic horror literature’s most iconic characters, including Doctor Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and figures from Dracula, are stalking the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful weaves their stories together with those of original characters Sir Malcolm Murray, Ethan Chandler and Vanessa Ives as they confront their personal demons and real monsters in search of Sir Malcolm’s abducted daughter, Mina Murray. Penny Dreadful stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. The series also stars Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani and Harry Treadaway.
This lavishly illustrated companion book goes behind the scenes to unearth the show’s secrets and dissect every aspect of the production. Exclusive interview material with the show’s creator and executive producer John Logan, executive producer Sam Mendes and supervising producer Chris King, as well as key crew and the main cast, accompany previously unseen images, from storyboards to stills and blueprints to sets, in this in-depth look at the making of the series.
The Art and Making of Penny Dreadful is under license by CBS Consumer Products.
Sharon Gosling is the author of several non-fiction making-of books based on television and film. She also writes fiction – her novel The Diamond Thief won the Redbridge Children’s Book Award 2014. Sharon lives in a remote village in the far north of England that also happens to be home to one of the country’s earliest vampire legends.