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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 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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The division of the Metropolitan Police setting for this program, H division, was and still is a real division of east London that is today known at HT division. It covers the area of London governed as the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Leman Street has since relocated and closed its doors to the public, the divisional headquarters now being at Bethnal Green Police Station in Victoria Park Square. 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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Featured in Newsnight: Episode dated 3 June 2014 (2014) See more »

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All round fantastic.
13 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ripper Street is a wonderful series, with both brilliant acting and story lines. Although set around the same time as Jack the ripper and references occasionally made, it focuses more on other elements from that time period which is refreshing. I normally do not take much interest in period dramas, however Ripper Street has me hooked 100%! If the BBC do decide to continue down the route of cancellation they will be making a huge mistake,there is a massive fan following for Ripper Street and it would be such a shame to lose one of the best shows on the BBC. There are still many stories that could be told and many characters that could be explored further.


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