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The Limehouse Golem

After a series of violent murders, well-meaning Inspector Kildare is tasked with finding the killer and follows the trail through the seediest and most intriguing parts of Victorian London.

After a series of violent murders scandalises Victorian London, the Limehouse Golem strikes fear into the hearts of the public, whilst also capturing people's imagination.

Into this melting pot is thrust the well-meaning Inspector Kildare, who has never been given a murder case before. He knows he has been set up to fail but soon uncovers a lead that implicates Karl Marx, George Gissing and the popular music hall star Dan Leno, and follows the trail, wherever it may lead, through the seediest and most intriguing parts of London.

1 hour, 41 minutes

Last on

Thu 2 Jan 2020 02:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:27

    Douglas Booth

    I'm Waiting For Him Tonight

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Juan Carlos Medina
Writer Peter Ackroyd
Writer Jane Goldman
Inspector Kildare Bill Nighy
Lizzie Cree Olivia Cooke
Dan Leno Douglas Booth
Constable Flood Daniel Mays
Uncle Eddie Marsan
Aveline Ortega Maria Valderde
John Cree Sam Reid
Karl Marx Henry Goodman
George Gissing Morgan Watkins
Augstus Rowley Paul Ritter
Mr Greatorex David Bamber
Inspector Roberts Peter Sullivan

Broadcasts