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"Ripper Street" Season 2 is a crime series on BBC America created by Richard Warlow, set in and around Whitechapel in London's East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the Jack the Ripper murders. The action centers on the notorious H Division, which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of East London.

Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen) now heads up the notorious H Division, the toughest district in London's East
"Ripper Street" (TV show) cast
Ripper Street (TV show) cast
End. Charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel, Inspector Reid is soon drawn deep into the seedy criminal underworld of Victorian London — where fear always lurks that each new murder could mark the return of The Ripper.

Season 2

The new season moves the action forward to 1890. As the century enters its final decade, the streets teeter on the brink of moral collapse, and nowhere is the declining British Empire's problems felt more keenly than in its dark heart: the East End of London.

The "Ripper Street" cast includes 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").

"Ripper Street" is produced for the BBC by Tiger Aspect Productions, Lookout Point and BBC America. The project is executive produced by Greg Brenman and Will Gould at Tiger Aspect and by Simon Vaughan at Lookout Point. The series was commissioned by BBC Head of Drama, Ben Stephenson and Danny Cohen. Polly Hill is Executive Producer for BBC1.

"Ripper Street" is being made with the participation of Bord Scannén na hÉireann/Irish Film Board. BBC Worldwide is distributing the series globally.



RIPPER STREET: FACTS

Network: BBC America
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: January 19, 2012
Seasons: 2
Production Companies:
Tiger Aspect Productions
Lookout Point





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