During the clearing of a local slum for the underground railway an almost indecipherable murder scene is revealed and an unreliable slum girl witness is also found.
Body Previously on Ripper Street Season 1 Episode 3 "The King Came Calling", H Division and the independent City of London have to work together after the panic surrounding a sudden cholera outbreak leads them to the conclusion that a contamination is afoot in both boroughs. Inspector Sydney Ressler works with Reid’s team as they look around Whitechapel for clues and connections.
On this week's Episode title "The Good of This City", During the clearing of a local slum for the underground railway an almost indecipherable murder scene is revealed and an unreliable slum girl witness is also found.
Ripper Street is a riveting new crime series set to premiere within BBC America’s Dramaville on January 19, 2013 at 9/8c. The eight-part series is set in and around Whitechapel in London’s East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the infamous Jack the Ripper murders.
The series, created by “Mistresses” writer Richard Warlow, features a dynamic cast starring Matthew Macfadyen (“MI-5,” “Pride and Prejudice”), Jerome Flynn (“Game of Thrones”), Adam Rothenberg (“Alcatraz”), Myanna Buring (“The Twilight Saga,” “White Heat”) and David Dawson (“Luther,” “Secret Diary of a Call Girl”). The action centers on the notorious H Division, which is charged with keeping order in the all-consuming chaotic East London streets.
Produced for the BBC by Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point, the project is made possible with the participation of Bord Scannnán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board. BBC Worldwide is distributing the series globally.
BBC America’s SVP of Programming, Richard De Croce said: “We’re thrilled that ‘Ripper Street’ is coming to our channel as part of Dramaville, the home of outstanding British drama. To this day, audiences continue to be fascinated by Jack The Ripper and the events in Whitechapel in the late 19th Century. This script and cast are going to take us for a great ride. We’re excited to be involved in such an ambitious production with Tiger Aspect and Lookout Point.”
BBC America is co-producing alongside Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point. The series has begun filming on location in Dublin and will continue until late July.