|Status:||Deceased by virtue of time era|
Brona Croft is a fictional prostitute and one of the main character featured on the Showtime horror series Penny Dreadful. Played by actress Billie Piper, she was introduced in the second episode of the series, "Séance".
Brona Croft was a young Irish woman living in London, England in the late 1800s. She once worked at a laundry facility, but was let go as the business replaced their labor force with mechanization. Shortly thereafter, Brona developed consumption. Left with no other means of income, she took towards prostitution. She rented a room at the Mariner's Inn on the banks of the river.
Brona met an American sharpshooter named Ethan Chandler and the two entered into a relationship. She maintained her professional trade however, and found one of her strangest clients to be the enigmatic Dorian Gray. 
Ethan Chandler took Brona out to the Grand Guignol theater to see a horror production. She had a marvelous time, but after the show, Ethan and he ran into Dorian Gray. This caused Brona great distress as it reminded her that she was nothing more than a dying prostitute.
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The character of Brona Croft was created by John Logan.
- Brona's name means "Sadness" in Gaelic. 
- Actress Billie Piper is also known for playing the role of Rose Tyler on Doctor Who. She was the first companion featured in the 2005 relaunch of the series and was associated with Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor.