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 / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Det. Sgt. Bennet Drake / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Captain Homer Jackson / ... (28 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Long Susan (26 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Rose Erskine / ... (20 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Fred Best (18 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Chief Inspector Fred Abberline / ... (14 episodes, 2012-2014)
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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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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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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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