Babysitter Sasha Lowood is murdered by a man dressed as the mythical bogeyman at the same time that Calvin Mantus, who killed his family in a manner similar to Sasha's slaying, escapes from a secure ...
The killer has struck again. With one of their own as the latest victim, the police have to prepare for what should be the final murder. From the CCTV footage, they are able to trace the driver of a ...
Set in 2008 and against the hugely atmospheric background of Whitechapel, London, a modern police force are fighting an old adversary. A series of bloody, tragic and impossible crimes would suggest someone is carrying out copycat Jack the Ripper murders. The murders are investigated by our three unlikely heroes: Chandler, a fast-tracked, media savvy DI on his first big murder case; Miles, nearing retirement, a front-line, hard-bitten DS, and Buchan, the eccentrically brilliant Jack the Ripper tour guide.Written by
During Season 1, real offal was used for the 'gore' on the murdered prostitutes and would develop quite a stench. In Season 2 onwards, prosthetics and make up were used instead. See more »
The Met don't use interview rooms with two way mirrors. That's an Americanism. See more »
The BBC U.S. DVD release under the box title of "Whitechapel: The Ripper Returns" features the first three episodes with a running time of 136 minutes. The program on the disc gives the title as simply "Whitechapel." See more »