Getting to Know Young Alfred is Only Part of the Fun of Pennyworth

Before diving in to Pennyworth, I thought I knew most of what there was to know about the longtime butler of the Wayne family.

I’m not sure what any of you expected to see in an Alfred Pennyworth prequel series, but I’m pretty sure none of us expected that.

Secret War: Pennyworth's Producers on Building the Show's World

In 2014, Bruno Heller and Danny Cannon teamed up to create the Batman prequel Gotham, building an entire world around the Dark Knight’s city as Bruce Wayne came of age

Jack Bannon Makes Alfred Pennyworth a Cool Man of Action

Where would Batman be without Alfred Pennyworth? While Robin may be the Dark Knight’s partner in crimefighting and Caped Crusading, Alfred is the emotional lynchpin who keeps Batman’s whole operation functioning.

Pennyworth (2019 - Present)

A year after the explosive events of last season, England finds itself embroiled in a devastating civil war, with the powerful, neo-fascist Raven Union, led by Lord Harwood (Jason Flemyng) threatening to control the entire country. North London remains one of the few resistance holdouts remaining. It’s here in the West End Neutral Zone, that we find Alfred Pennyworth. After years in the British Army, his training with the SAS has taught him to be a cynical optimist – expecting the worst, but knowing that he can handle it.

Pennyworth Offers 1960s Mystery and Intrigue in New Teaser

As Batman fans know, there’s a lot more to Alfred Pennyworth than just serving cucumber sandwiches and tidying up the Batcave. He’s a skilled fighter and strategist, a gifted medic and surgeon, and a pretty decent actor.

Epix's 'Pennyworth' Shows a New Side to Batman's Famous Butler

Even though Pennyworth creator Bruno Heller and executive producer Danny Cannon are also behin

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