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Reid and Drake consider the inadequacy of the law

Duration: 01:37

Illicit love brings about a web of blackmail and deceit and, eventually, murder. The notion that love is a crime does not sit easy with Reid.

Available since: Wed 20 Nov 2013

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Ripper Street Series 2, Threads of Silk and Gold

5/8 Investigations into the slaying of a telegraph boy lift the lid on a secret vice racket.

First broadcast: 25 Nov 2013

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