Ripper Street Reviews & Ratings

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Wednesdays, 11:00 PM ET on BBC America

60 minutes

The series, created by “Mistresses” writer Richard Warlow, features a dynamic cast starring 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”). The action centers on the notorious H Division, which is charged with keeping order in the all-consuming chaotic East London streets.
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Nov 13, 2016 1:07PM EST
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A predictable show greatly elevated by the quality of its dialogue. Characters are occasionally schizophrenic; they toss morals, duty, character development out the window at the snap of a finger, with only Jerome Flynn's character ever remaining consistent.

A predictable show greatly elevated by the quality of its dialogue. Characters are occasionally schizophrenic; they toss morals, duty, character development out the window at the snap of a finger, with only Jerome Flynn's character ever remaining consistent.

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by sparkp
Jun 20, 2015 6:20AM EDT
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Old England was a crime era in the early years

Old England was a crime era in the early years

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Jun 13, 2015 2:55PM EDT
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A good cop show back in the time jack the ripper was around.

A good cop show back in the time jack the ripper was around.

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by cgm
Jun 9, 2015 12:52PM EDT
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Really love the actors in this. Great story lines, and depiction of the time period.

Really love the actors in this. Great story lines, and depiction of the time period.

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by vronmo
Apr 1, 2015 4:04PM EDT
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Varies in performance, but it's a great show when it's at it's best.. Really like it!

Varies in performance, but it's a great show when it's at it's best.. Really like it!

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Mar 27, 2015 2:02AM EDT
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It's slow. Definitely meant for fans of period pieces. Not particularly gripping or suspenseful.

It's slow. Definitely meant for fans of period pieces. Not particularly gripping or suspenseful.

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Jan 2, 2015 12:44PM EST
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Well written and well acted. I love period stories, so I am all set with this show.

Well written and well acted. I love period stories, so I am all set with this show.

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Dec 10, 2014 4:02AM EST
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I usually steer clear of anything set in England, but thought I would give this a try. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it is. The whole show is brilliantly cast, and Matthew MacFadyen brings something to the role of inspector Reid that I don't think many people could.

I usually steer clear of anything set in England, but thought I would give this a try. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it is. The whole show is brilliantly cast, and Matthew MacFadyen brings something to the role of inspector Reid that I don't think many people could.

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by Ducky55
Nov 30, 2014 1:59PM EST
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It came back! And it's even better than it used to be!

It came back! And it's even better than it used to be!

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by hmab
Nov 22, 2014 4:27AM EST
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Powerful!!!

Powerful!!!