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Ripper Street


Thursday, March 13 2014

'Ripper Street' Is a Smart, Witty and Humane Drama

Ripper Street's greatest strength is to avoid direct reference to the killings as an investigative project and to treat them as traumatic events from which its characters are trying to recover.

Wednesday, March 20 2013

A Time of Great Fear and Violence: 'Ripper Street: Season 1'

The looming shadow of Jack the Ripper makes for a detective series with higher stakes and deeper mysteries.

Friday, January 18 2013

'Ripper Street': The Infamous Killer Inspires Anew

Ripper Street's old setting, in Whitechapel 1889, helps the show breathe new life into the police procedural.

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