Ripper Street

TV Review: Ripper Street Season 4 (UK, 2016)

May 17, 2016

British period crime drama series Ripper Street has had a bit of a rickety ride. The show was cancelled after 2 seasons only to be resurrected by Amazon Prime (with a little help from the BBC) for a third series. Which was then extended to a fourth and fifth, only for the fifth to then be announced as the final series.... Continue Reading

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TV Review: Ripper Street Season 3 (UK, 2015)

April 6, 2016

At the end of Season 2 Ripper Street was cancelled by the BBC only to be resurrected by streaming service Amazon Prime who agreed to a third season after an online campaign by the show’s loyal and dismayed fans. In Season 3 of Ripper Street we return to Whitechapel and H Division and the grimy streets of Victorian England when a disaster shakes the lives of everybody in the borough. From amongst the debris emerges clues that uncover long hidden deceits.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Ripper Street star Matthew MacFadyen talks about what to expect in Season 4

March 26, 2016

When the BBC first commissioned the series Ripper Street it began as a crime drama procedural set in 1889 in Whitechapel, the infamous burrough that Jack The Ripper haunted. Investigating a range of crimes are Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew MacFadyen), Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn) and Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg).... Continue Reading

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Ripper Street to end with fifth season

March 8, 2016

The infamous slayings of London’s Ripper Street are set to come to an end with Amazon confirming that the fifth season of the BAFTA award-winning crime series will be its last.... Continue Reading

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