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Ripper Street: Season 1 (2012-2013)




Critic Consensus: Gritty, sinister, and visually striking, Ripper Street is a gripping thriller, with well-crafted characters and compellingly lurid plotlines.


Air date: Jan 19, 2013
Air date: Jan 26, 2013
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Air date: Mar 9, 2013

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April 1889 -- six months since the last Jack the Ripper killing, East London is emerging into a fragile peace, hopeful that this killer?s reign of terror might at last have run its course. Nowhere is this truer than in the corridors of H Division, the police precinct charged with keeping order in the chaos of Whitechapel. Its men hunted this maniac; and failed to find him. Starring Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn and Adam Rothenberg.

Genre: Drama
Network: BBC
Premiere Date: Jan 19, 2013
Executive Producers: , ,
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Matthew MacFadyen
as Edmund Reid
Jerome Flynn
as Bennet Drake
Adam Rothenberg
as Homer Jackson
MyAnna Buring
as Long Susan Hart
David Dawson
as Fred Best
Joseph Gilgun
as Carmichael
Emma Rigby
as Lucy Eames
Charlene McKenna
as Rose Erskine
Amanda Hale
as Emily Reid
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Critic Reviews for Ripper Street: Season 1

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (8)

The effect is a fictional history that even professional historians can enjoy without making too many dismissive shakes of the head.

Full Review… | March 17, 2014

As these and other images are not only what they seem, they help also to develop Ripper Street's more distressing themes.

Full Review… | August 20, 2013

It's proper, character-based crime drama, gripping, and yes - I'm afraid - ripping as well.

Full Review… | January 19, 2013

Having lived up to all expectations I drew from the highly advertised spree of trailers, I have been left intrigued.

Full Review… | January 19, 2013
What Culture

Ripper Street is a well-acted, well-written and compelling mystery series. And even better, there's no waiting around, wishing it would improve. It's alluring from the start.

Full Review… | January 19, 2013
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Ripper Street boasts superb performances, cast and production values, and, beyond the copycat elements, thoughtfully written scripts loaded with surprises and a compellingly complicated moral base.

Full Review… | January 19, 2013
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

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