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Ripper Street 

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The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.

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Series cast summary:
Matthew Macfadyen ...  Det. Insp. Edmund Reid 36 episodes, 2012-2016
Adam Rothenberg ...  Cpt. Homer Jackson / ... 36 episodes, 2012-2016
MyAnna Buring ...  Long Susan / ... 34 episodes, 2012-2016
Jerome Flynn ...  Det. Sgt. Bennet Drake / ... 32 episodes, 2012-2016
David Wilmot ...  Sgt. Donald Artherton / ... 25 episodes, 2012-2016
Charlene McKenna ...  Rose Erskine / ... 23 episodes, 2012-2016
David Dawson ...  Fred Best 19 episodes, 2012-2016
Anna Burnett ...  Mathilda Reid / ... 18 episodes, 2014-2016
Clive Russell ...  Ch. Insp. Fred Abberline / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2016
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A new drama set in the East End of London in 1889 during the aftermath of Jack The Ripper murders. The infamous H Division - the police precinct charged with keeping order in the district of Whitechapel- is in a chaotic state trying to keep order after a tumultuous time for London and reported infamously worldwide. Written by dcrs

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Jack's crimes will not be forgotten.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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UK | Ireland

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English

Release Date:

19 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Ripper Street See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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In December 2013, the BBC announced that it was canceling the show after two seasons, citing low viewing figures in the United Kingdom as the reason for its cancellation. Tiger Aspect, the show's producer, began negotiations with LOVEFilm - since folded into Amazon Instant Video - about funding a third season. A deal was reached, and the third season began filming in May 2014, before beginning streaming on Amazon UK Prime Instant Video on 14 November 2014. However, the third season was not added to Amazon Instant Video in the United States, but aired instead on BBC America in early 2015 and in the UK in July 2015. See more »

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Featured in Newsnight: Episode dated 3 June 2014 (2014) See more »

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Great period mystery/drama
7 August 2013 | by flobro66See all my reviews

In my opinion, the British mystery/drama "Ripper Street" leaves the US "Copper" for dead. To all who have based their reviews on a single viewing, please give this show another chance. The acting and writing are brilliant and the characters are well-developed. Each episode leaves you wanting more. I particularly like the forensic scenes. Very interesting to see how far the science had developed during this period in British history. The stories are also well-paced, combining a good balance of action, drama and mystery. Don't give up on "Ripper Street" just yet because you just might be surprised by this British take on a "whodunnit?"


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