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. (Source: BBC)
Just as it seems that Reid and Drake have found their working dynamic once more, they are forced to engage with a difficult murder case that threatens to open old wounds.
One month has passed since Inspector Reid returned to H Division. Drake and Reid are working once more in harmony but Whitechapel is forever haunted, and this time by a spectre with a taste for blood. Jackson feels the heat when a double murder throws light upon his recent illicit activities.