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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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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Although not as exaggerated in the show, Rupert Penry-Jones says he is "more comfortable if things are neat and tidy" - like his on-screen character. 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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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.25 (2012) See more »

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Very nice British series
11 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

Very nice British series. They have a deep gut and don't need special effects at all. The most amazing thing about the 'bad guys' on this series is the reason the all are humans. No monster can beat the cruelty, in fact no monster can beat a distorted human mind. Sometimes we're gods and devils with the same soul. I think we should have invest on this kind of entertainment to show people what we are capable of. Some characters deserve more family drama in their lives that will be recognized by us with the same events. Another aspect is the weather on all seasons, I mean is overcast pretty much all the time, and it is cool due to increase the mystery on the story line. Have nice dreams. Regards, Marco.


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