Ripper Street

9 p.m. – Saturday, January 19 on Space

It’s April 1889, six months since the last Jack The Ripper killing, and East London is emerging into a fragile peace, hopeful that the killer’s reign of terror might at last have run its course. Haunted by the failure to catch London’s most evil killer, forward-thinking detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen, The Three Musketeers) is now in charge of H Division, based in the toughest district of Whitechapel. Accompanied by loyal local brawn including Detective Sergeant Bennett Drake (Jerome Flynn, GAME OF THRONES), and U.S. Army surgeon and one-time Pinkerton detective Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg, THE EX LIST), Reid seeks to bring justice to a world that is forever on the brink of mayhem.

Following the gruesome aftermath of history’s most notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper, the new eight-episode drama Ripper Street joins Space’s roster of phenomenal programming beginning Saturday, Jan. 19 at 9 p.m. ET.

Set in the East End of London as it moves into the last decade of the 19th century, Ripper Street stars BAFTA Award-winner Matthew Macfadyen (The Three Musketeers, Pride & Prejudice) as Inspector Edmund Reid, the leader of H Division police precinct, which is charged with maintaining order in the blood-stained London streets.

It’s April 1889, six months since the last Jack The Ripper killing, and East London is emerging into a fragile peace, hopeful that the killer’s reign of terror might at last have run its course. Continue reading »