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Ripper Street, Series 2 Episode 1 of 8

Duration: 1 hour

Jack the Ripper may be fading into memory, but east London has found no peace. An investigation into the assault of a policeman leads DI Reid and the men of H-Division to the newly-emergent Chinatown, where Jackson discovers evidence of a new and devastatingly powerful opiate. Reid fears a new kind of hell is to be released onto his streets.

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Det Insp Edmund Reid
Matthew Macfadyen
Det Sgt Bennet Drake
Jerome Flynn
Capt Homer Jackson
Adam Rothenberg
Long Susan
MyAnna Buring
Det Insp Jebediah Shine
Joseph Mawle
Sgt Donald Artherton
David Wilmot
Det Sgt Maurice Linklater
Steven Hartley
Bella Drake
Gillian Saker
Joseph Merrick
Joseph Drake
Silas Duggan
Frank Harper
Wong King-Fai
Aaron Ly
Blush Pang
Kunjue Li
Frederick Treaves
Paul Ready
Anthony Morris
Gary Egan
Alicia Gerrard
Qihong Ke
Aidan Crowe
Stephen Smallwood
Tom Shankland
Richard Warlow


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