Visions of a young woman enslaved by a vampire draw rescuers to a notorious London theater on “Grand Guignol,” Episode 108 of Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful.”
The Season 1 finale finds Sir Malcolm Murray (Timothy Dalton) intent on freeing his daughter Mina Harker (Olivia Llewellyn) from an evil netherworld.
“If I can save her, I will,” Malcolm says to psychic Vanessa Ives (Eva Green), Mina’s friend since childhood. “If I cannot, I will end her suffering.”
Then Malcolm is brutally honest with Vanessa, saying he would sacrifice her to liberate Mina.
“I would choose her over you,” Malcolm insists. “I might even hope I get the chance. Until then, you are invaluable to...