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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At least 13 actors who star in Game Of Thrones are also in Ripper Street. They include: Jerome Flynn (Bronn/Sgt. Drake) Ian McElhinney (Barristan Selmy/Theodore Swift) Kristian Nairn (Hodor/Barnaby) Ian Glen (Jorah Mormont/Madoc Faulkner) Clive Russell (Brynden Tully/Chief Insp. Abberline) Anton Lesser (Qybern/Dr. Karl Krabbe) Francis Magee (Yoren/Davies) Michael McElhatton (Roose Bolton/Commishioner Monroe) Joseph Mawle (Benjin Stark/ D.I. Shine) Philip Arditti (goatherd/Marvel) Dean-Charles Chapman (King Tommen/Harry Ward), Ian Gelder (Kevan Lannister/Joseph Chambers) and Paul Kaye (Toros of Myr/Gabriel Cain). 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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Wonderful dialogue with some story wrapped around it - excellent
26 November 2013 | by (Black Country, UK) – See all my reviews

I watch little TV and even less pot-boiler dramas, but Ripper Street drew me in from the start. The dialogue is so beautifully written, and delivered that it underlines the differentiation of the age that the program is set, and the age that we now inhabit. So clever is it though that it is always transparently clear.

In this way the show reminds me somewhat of the recent Spartacus series.

The fact that there is light and shade in every character, and there are no absolute heroes or villains really does demonstrate the ambivalence of the times.

It is a cartoon, for sure rather than a factual historical program, but it does tell a lot of the early days of the police force in London.

I am yet to be disappointed by a single episode. Bravo BBC !


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