Season three is bigger in every way, says The Guardian.
We return to Leman Street four years after the end of the last series, and the main players have dispersed. Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Macfadyen), grief-stricken at the loss of his family, has taken a desk job in the archive. Detective Sergeant Drake (Flynn) is rising up the ranks in Manchester, and Captain Jackson is pretty much where we left him, lolling in a bed sheet, searching the night stand for a cigarette.
Ripper Street has grown broader shoulders and a more confident gait, while retaining the stillness that made it so impressive in the first place.
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