|Aliases:||Cut-wife of Ballentree Moor|
|Status:||Deceased by virtue of time era|
|1st appearance:||"The Nightcomers"|
Joan Clayton is a fictional witch featured on the Showtime television series Penny Dreadful. Played by actress Patti LuPone, she was introduced in a flashback story in the third episode of season two, "The Nightcomers".
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The character of Joan Clayton was created by director Brian Kirk and writer John Logan based on concepts originally developed by Logan.
- Joan Clayton was the first witch that Vanessa Ives had ever met.
- Joan had a pentagram branded on her back. Vanessa later received a crucifix branded upon hers.
- Joan Clayton had one yellow eye and one red eye.
Explicit content Edit
- Abortion: As a cut-wife, Joan Clayton earned her keep by performing abortions on young village girls.
- Homosexuality: Some may view the concept of homosexuality as being explicit. It is implied that Joan has had homosexual experiences in the past.
- Profanity: Joan Clayton had an impolite tongue. She has used words such as "fuck" and "cunt" in more than one conversation.
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