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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 Det. Insp. Edmund Reid / ... (36 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Captain Homer Jackson / ... (36 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Long Susan / ... (34 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Det. Sgt. Bennet Drake / ... (32 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Sgt. Donald Artherton / ... (25 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Rose Erskine / ... (23 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Fred Best (19 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Mathilda Reid / ... (18 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 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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19 January 2013 (USA)  »

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Rasparačeva ulica  »

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DI Edmund Reid is based on the real life DI Reid who was in charge of investigating two of Jack the Rippers suspected victims. His real life boss was also Frederick Abberline as per the show. See more »

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At one point, Matilda Reed and Det. Sgt. Drake are seen eating ice cream in waffle cones. Waffle cones were invented at the 1904 World's Fair, more than a decade after the show takes place. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Ripper Street S3-4 (2017) See more »

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Well written, not over-acted. Spectacular
2 October 2013 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I set up an account on IMDb solely for the purpose of raving about the show Ripper Street. I love it. The show is a period piece but doesn't get swallowed up by the kitsch of it. The dialogue is sharp and the storyline is excellent. The storyline doesn't adhere strictly to the Ripper mystery, because if you know anything about the actual events, it would make for a very short series. And that would be a shame, clearly. The characters have compelling, individual backgrounds & story lines which are beginning to flesh themselves out. I eagerly anticipate series 2.

And if you don't agree, that's fine. But I had to voice my support.


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