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This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  26 January 2000 (UK)
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Richard Ridings ...
Det. Supt. Dick Holland
James Laurenson ...
Chief Const. Ronald Gregory
John Duttine ...
Det. Chief Supt. Jim Hobson
Gerard Horan ...
Detective Chief Superintendent John Domaille
Stephen Moore ...
Professor David Gee
Claire Webzell ...
Sonia Sutcliffe
Paul Angelis ...
Det. Chief Supt. Jack Ridgeway
Pip Donaghy ...
Det. Chief Supt. Will Brooks (as Pip Donaghay)
Howard Ward ...
Det. Supt. John Stainthorpe
Jim Millea ...
Det. Insp. John Boyle
John Graham-Davies ...
Det. Insp. Tony Glendenning
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Det. Sgt. Peter Smith
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Det. Sgt. Parks
Katharine Rogers ...
WPC Sue Neave
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This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry. Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

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A brilliant dramatisation
17 November 2000 | by (Banbury, England) – See all my reviews

Very well done dramatic reconstruction of the events leading up to the eventual arrest of the Yorkshire Ripper. Richard Ridings is an excellent and under-used actor. I hope we can see him in lots more (apart from 'Fat Friends' which has just finished screening). Also, please, whoever is responsible, release "This is Personal.." on video so we can keep it! I taped it at the time but managed to tape over!


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