A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.

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 DI Joseph Chandler / ... (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 DS Ray Miles / ... (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Edward Buchan (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 DC Emerson Kent / ... (18 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 Dr. Caroline Llewellyn (17 episodes, 2009-2013)
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 DC Finley Mansell / ... (15 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 DC Megan Riley (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Set in 2008 and against the hugely atmospheric background of Whitechapel, London, a modern police force are fighting an old adversary. A series of bloody, tragic and impossible crimes would suggest someone is carrying out copycat Jack the Ripper murders. The murders are investigated by our three unlikely heroes: Chandler, a fast-tracked, media savvy DI on his first big murder case; Miles, nearing retirement, a front-line, hard-bitten DS, and Buchan, the eccentrically brilliant Jack the Ripper tour guide. Written by anonymous

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Was entirely shot in the East End of London, mostly on original locations and mostly at night. See more »

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The Met don't use interview rooms with two way mirrors. That's an Americanism. See more »

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Jack the Ripper!
11 September 2014 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Grisly murders, weird and wonderful characters, more than a hint of an underlying, occult evil and the top notch acting you expect from a British TV drama. How could it possibly fail to be enjoyable? Rupert Penryth-Jones and Phil Davis are both excellent, as is always the case, and the supporting cast isn't far behind. The cases they encounter are delightfully convoluted and the dark and spooky atmosphere is created very effectively on a budget which might suffice to pay for 60 seconds of special effects animation in Hollywood. If I have one negative criticism it is that DI Chandler's affliction is somewhat exaggerated, in the sense that it seems so severe it would be a drawback, not an advantage, in his work. Still, that's just a niggle.


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