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Pennyworth: Season 1 (2019)




Critic Consensus: While intriguing characters and impressive set-pieces make for an engaging spy-thriller, Pennyworth doesn't add much to the greater Batman mythos.


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Former British SAS soldier Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon) works as a bouncer in London, where he's also setting up his new security firm. When the Raven Society, an evil secret group that plans on taking over the government, makes him their target, he starts working against them with the help of American agents Thomas Wayne (Ben Aldridge) and Martha Kane (Emma Paetz), who will one day be Bruce Wayne's parents. In Season 1, Alfred and the Waynes go on several adventures together, trying to take down the Raven Society and its leader John Ripper (Danny Webb).


Jack Bannon
as Alfred Pennyworth
Ben Aldridge
as Thomas Wayne
Paloma Faith
as Bet Sykes
Ryan Fletcher
as Dave Boy
Jason Flemyng
as Lord Harwood
Polly Walker
as Peggy Skyes
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All Critics (30) | Top Critics (8)

Pennyworth establishes an admirable long-game and introduces a number of characters you'll grow attached to quite quickly.

July 24, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Pennyworth is definitely not one to sit the kids in front of, but for a mature audience, it is entertaining in its own right.

July 23, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Pennyworth offers a nod to the farce, a strange combination between the savages of a ruthless world and a certain funny tone, at times close to the absurd. [Full Review in Spanish]

November 1, 2019 | Full Review…

The show is entertaining for many reasons. [Full review in Spanish]

October 28, 2019 | Full Review…

The cast, largely made up of unknowns, is sparkling.

October 7, 2019 | Full Review…

A total surprise arising out of yet another reimagining of aspects of the widely loved Batman mythology.

December 17, 2019 | Full Review…

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