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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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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Rather enjoyed this
17 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

I have to disagree with the reviewer who said this was ITV at it's worst. I found the characters to be enjoyable, if somewhat predictable. I rather wish this was a prelude to a series as I would enjoy seeing the team after they had come together finally in the end. If this had been a longer series, say 6 episodes it would have been even better. They could done a lot more character development. I do admit that the last episode felt a bit rushed (which is the reason for my previous statement). Bring on more Rupert.... This was a different kind of character from his role in Spooks. A bit of stretching is always good for an actor :) how about someone from the working class next eh? :)


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