Per Deadline, BBC One‘s Danny Cohen and Ben Stephenson have confirmed a second season order of "Ripper Street," just as the first season heads into the home stretch in the UK. The BBC America co-production will start shooting eight new episodes this spring for a 2014 air date. "Ripper Street" debuted on BBC America on January 19th, three weeks after its UK bow on BBC One.
Richard Warlow created and exec produces the series. Warlow said that the second season will “move forward into the 1890s: the death rattle of a century coming to a close, the labor pains of a modern world on the rise.