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Ripper Street: Season 2 (2013)

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Series 2 starts with Detective Maurice Linklater being involved in a horrible accident which sets about the investigation of a suspected opium den. Later, an Irish bomber escapes police custody and sets about an a demolition rampage and Homer's brother returns after eight years away and with a big surprise.

Cast

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
Charlene McKenna
as Rose Erskine
Amanda Hale
as Emily Reid
Joseph Mawle
as Jedediah Shine
David Wilmot
as Donald Artherton
Clive Russell
as David Abaline
Damien Molony
as Albert Flight
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Critic Reviews for Ripper Street: Season 2

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Resolution, in standard Ripper Street fashion, comes with ambivalence. It also does little to sort out Reid's own complicated life. But its well-turned story should keep viewers tuned in.

February 24, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

More proof that the Brits do detective stories better than we Yanks.

February 21, 2014 | Full Review…

This was a solid episode that wove together historical fact with the drama we expect from Ripper Street.

March 17, 2014 | Full Review…

For me, the episode brings back what worked best for the last series, the script, camerawork and editing are used concisely to create an engaging tale.

October 31, 2013 | Full Review…

It's testament to the richness of Ripper Street's police-procedural-meets-costume-drama premise, not to mention the seediness of the Victorian East End, that the writers are yet to run out of new ideas for gruesome crime plots.

October 31, 2013 | Full Review…

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