Tag: period drama

42 Word Review: Ripper Street, Series 1 by Richard Warlow

Ripper Street, Series 1 Richard Warlow (BBC, 2012-2013) With its focus on character development over contrived plot arcs, grittily realised period crime drama Ripper Street exemplifies the advantage that small-run British series enjoy over their distended American counterparts. Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn and Adam Rothenberg are compelling in policing Whitechapel.