RiVER released the premiere of BBC’s new crime drama series Ripper Street. A drama set in the East End of London in 1889, during the aftermath of the “Ripper” murders. The action centres around the notorious H Division – the police precinct from hell – which is charged with keeping order in the chaotic streets of Whitechapel. Ripper Street explores the lives of characters trying to recover from the Ripper’s legacy, from crimes that have not only irretrievably altered their lives, but the very fabric of their city. At the drama’s heart our detectives try to bring a little light into the dark world they inhabit.
A young woman is discovered brutally murdered with the hallmark signs of the Ripper upon her. Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline, believes it Jack’s return but Reid the precinct’s new master believes that it’s a different kind of evil at work.