What is Carnival Row (TV) About?
Carnival Row is a fantasy television series that takes place in a visually stunning and intricately crafted Victorian-inspired city called The Burg. The show masterfully combines elements of fantasy, mystery, and suspense to create a captivating story that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. Set in a world where mythical creatures such as faeries, centaurs, and other supernatural beings coexist with humans, Carnival Row explores themes of discrimination, political intrigue, and forbidden love. The series follows the lives of detective Rycroft Philostrate, played by Orlando Bloom, and the faerie Vignette Stonemoss, portrayed by Cara Delevingne, as they navigate the turbulent and dangerous streets of Carnival Row. Amidst the bustling city, Rycroft and Vignette must confront their own dark pasts while uncovering a treacherous conspiracy that threatens to tear their world apart. With its richly detailed world-building, complex characters, and thought-provoking social commentary, Carnival Row offers a fresh and unique take on the fantasy genre. Prepare to be enchanted and enthralled as you delve into the intricate web of secrets and deception that lies within Carnival Row.
The first episode of Carnival Row aired on August 29, 2019 and the most recent episode to air was on March 16, 2023.