Ripper Street

Ripper Street

DVD - 2013
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Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division, the toughest police district in the East End. Reid and his men find themselves fighting to uphold justice and the rule of law, always fearing the Ripper is coming back for another reign of terror.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, ©2013
ISBN: 9781624045417
Branch Call Number: DVD TV RIPP season 1
Characteristics: 3 DVDs (480 min.)
Alternative Title: Ripper Street. Season 1 [DVD]

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FabulouslyWeird
Feb 04, 2018

It was very exciting and easy to follow but not in a thoughtless mundane way. We enjoyed it.

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Nooksack20
Aug 29, 2017

I normally like these kinds of programs, but this one spent so much time in dark shadows with endless dialogue that I just could not get into the spirit of it.

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Ron@Ottawa
Jan 25, 2017

This is the first Season of a 4-season (so far, anyway) crime drama from the BBC. Set in the 18 century East London, after the terror of Jack The Ripper, a small group of police officers in Whitechapel dealt with other crimes that followed and plagued the city. Well acted, and visually arresting. This is high-quality crime drama.

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empbee
Oct 30, 2016

Excellent episodes from the time of the Ripper; great selection of actors who link the individual episodes together.

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StopHarperNow
May 19, 2015

It took me a few episodes but once you familiarize yourself with the characters Ripper Street is very enjoyable to watch. The actors are quite stylish in their semi Steam Punk attire. Give it a look. It's pretty good.

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ilovewhippets
Dec 02, 2014

Very well-done! Lots of intrigue! Great acting! Due to violence and sexuality, definitely Not for family viewing! I recommend this series!

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finn75
Aug 03, 2014

Love a good Victorian drama! Great stories and characters. Much better than anything on TV at the moment!

SPARKY_M Feb 06, 2014

I watched the first season on the Space chanel last winter and after the first episode I was hooked, unfortunately I erased the first episode, and have regretted it ever since. I like to re-watch episodes to get supple hints and clues to the backgrounds of the characters. All the way though the series I found myself wondering what it was that had happen in Reed's personal life, regarding his daughter, you don't find out until the last episode, BUT there are clues in the first episode, and through out the series. It is rather bloody, but another excellent British historical detective drama. My only complaint, the streets are far too clean!! This is 19th Century London after all!! I was very surprised to find it in the Library catalogue. Thank you for adding this excellent series. Season two is being shown on the Space Channel right now.

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BritCrimeDramaFan
Jan 13, 2014

First-class period police drama

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downsman
Aug 27, 2013

Throughly enjoyed this series. Matthew Macfayden is brilliant as always as Inspector Reid, with his painful memories and uncomfortable home life. So is Game of Thrones alumni Jerome Flynn as his conflicted sergeant (no longer looking much like the Jerome half of the successful and dishy 90s singing duo Robson & Jerome). In fact, the whole core cast is excellent and the stories are absorbing..

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ilovewhippets
Dec 02, 2014

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pronto1961
May 23, 2013

pronto1961 thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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