Ripper Street on BBC America

BBC America’s new crime drama Ripper Street focuses on London’s East End shortly following the unsolved Jack the Ripper murders. Inspector Reid (Matthew Macfadyen), one of the lead detectives in the case, believes he will one day solve the crime. Reid is assisted by Sergeant Drake (Jerome Flynn), his fiercely loyal

enforcer and Captain Jackson (Adam Rothenberg), an American expert in the budding science of forensics. Ripper Street premieres Saturday January 19th, at 8pm. If you are looking forward to this series you may also like:


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