Yes, that is Jenny from Outlander.
Which like, duh. Who doesn’t want to watch a series about a bunch of badass, Victorian women with superpowers, fighting crime and defying 19th century stereotypes?
The show is STELLAR (if I do say so myself) and the cast is fantastic. Here’s a guide to some of the familiar faces you might have seen before on The Nevers.
Amalia True is played by Laura Donnelly.
Her recent roles include Britannia on Hella, Jamie Fraser’s fiery sister, Jenny, on Outlander, and Elvina on Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands.
The red-headed actress, Mary Brighton, is portrayed by Eleanor Tomlinson.
Most recently she’s appeared in War of the Worlds as Amy, Demelza in Podark and opposite Keira Knightley in Colette.
James Norton plays the promiscuous Hugo Swann.
You probably remember him as John Brooke in the 2019 Little Women remake, as well as Stephen Ward in The Trial of Christine Keeler.
Ann Skelly stars as the gentle Penance Adair.
Her recent roles include Ethelfled on Vikings, Beth Winters on Death and Nightingales and Rachel Reid on Red Rock.
Viola Prettejohn plays the young, polyglot Myrtle Haplisch.
Her previous roles include Fake Ciri on The Witcher and Young Emily on Counterpart.
Amy Manson plays the terrifying Maladie.
She holds quite a few movie credits to her name, but you’ll probably recognize her as Merida from Once Upon a Time, Medea in Atlantis, or Cathy Gordon in The White Princess.
Up next, we have Augustus ‘Augie’ Bidlow played by Tom Riley.
Maybe you remember him as Will Wagstaffe in Dark Heart? Or Charlie in Ill Behaviour? Or Leonardo Da Vinci in Da Vinci’s Demons?
The young Anna Devlin portrays Primrose Chattoway, a girl with a GIANT superpower.
Her recent film/TV credits include Chantal in Body of Water, Tanya in Kat and the Band and Aileen Getty in All the Money in the World.
Augustus Bidlow’s sister, Lavinia Bidlow, is portrayed by Olivia Williams.
Like Viola, she also previously starred in Counterpart as Emily Burton Silk, and Lady Priscilla Hamilton in The Halcyon.
The career criminal, Annie “Bonfire” Carbey, is played by Rochelle Neil.
She is best known for her roles as Cassandra Lloyd in Das Boot and Yvonne in Guilt.
Honorable Detective Frank Mundi is played by Ben Chaplin.
You may remember him as the evil Captain Moulle in The Legend of Tarzan, Joel in Mad Dogs and The Black Knight in The Letter for the King.
The intelligent Harriet Kaur is played by Kiran Sonia Sawar.
She is known for her role as Farrah Bulfati on Legends, Shereen on Pure, and that one episode of Black Mirror.
Denis O’Hare plays the deranged surgeon Dr. Edmund Hague.
He is known for his role as Dr. Sevard in Dallas Buyers Club, Albert in Garden State, various roles in American Horror Story, and Ira Farber on Big Little Lies.
Zackary Momoh plays the kind doctor Horatio Cousens.
You probably remember him from Harriet as John Tubman, David Stone in Doctor Sleep and Seth Butler in Seven Seconds.
The government character, Lord Gilbert Massen, is played by Pip Torrens.
Pip was the butler in Pride and Prejudice, Cary Warleggan in Poldark, Doctor Carlisle in The Remains of the Day and Captain – HMS Bedford in Tomorrow Never Dies.
Elizabeth Berrington portrays the powerful Lucy Best.
Her past roles include Mrs. Griffiths in Sanditon, Natalie in In Bruges, and Giselle in Naked.
Ella Smith plays the famous prostitute and one of “the touched,” Désireé Blodgett.
Some of her more well known roles include Liz in Ray & Liz and Mia in Babylon.
Vinnie Heaven portrays the young thief, Nimble Jack.
The Nevers is his debut role!
Declan “Beggar King” Orrun, another criminal, is played by Nick Frost.
Nick is an actor, comedian and screenwriter. His acting credits include Ed in Shaun of the Dead, Clive Gollings in Paul, and Bajie in Into the Badlands.
Have you watched The Nevers? Let us know what you think of it in the comments below!
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