The Nightcomers
Season 2, Episode 3
Air Date

May 17, 2015

Running time

60 min.

Directed by

Brian Kirk

Written by

John Logan

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Season 2

The Nightcomers is the third episode in Season 2 of Showtime's Penny Dreadful.


In a flashback, Vanessa meets The Cut-Wife, who teaches her how to harness her powers. Isolated at her lonely cottage on the moors, The Cut-Wife quickly realizes the extent of Vanessa's powers and warns her of the danger that lies ahead - and the evil that pursues her.


Main CastEdit

Supporting CastEdit

  • Nicole O'Neill as Witch #1
  • Olivia Chenery as Witch #2
  • Carla Langley as Pregnant Teenage Girl
  • Owen Roe as Minister
  • Jer O'Leary as Jack
  • Gail Fitzpatrick as Tavern Woman



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