The Many Roles of Alun Armstrong

A fan's guide to the 224+ roles played by Alun Armstrong, including descriptions, images, availability, ratings & reviews.

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Alun Armstrong in Penny Dreadful

The 8-part horror series Penny Dreadful is available to subscribers on Showtime Anytime and on Sky On Demand. The DVD can be preordered from Amazon (Region 1) and Amazon UK (Region 2).

Alun Armstrong plays Vincent Brand, an actor who takes in Frankenstein's Creature (Rory Kinnear) after he is abandoned by his creator. Armstrong appears in Episode 3: "Resurrection," in Episode 4: "Demimonde," and in Episode 8: "Grand Guignol." (There was also a brief flashback from "Demimonde" in Episode 7.)

Promotional images for Episode 4:

With Rory Kinnear as Caliban

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With Hannah Tointon as Maud Gunnison

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Promotional images for Episode 3:

With Rory Kinnear as the Creature

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With Rory Kinnear as the Creature 

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Penny Dreadful is created and written by John Logan (Hugo; Skyfall) and is co-executive produced by Sam Mendes (The Hollow Crown).  The series also stars Josh Hartnett, Eva Green, Billie Piper, Rory Kinnear, Timothy Dalton, Helen McCrory and Simon Russell Beale. Episode directors include Juan Antonio Bayona and Dearbhla Walsh. Filming took place from October 2013 to March 2014 in Ireland, at Ardmore Studios in Bray and other locations around Dublin.

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama. - Showtime