Ripper Street: The Arts Desk Review of Episode 1

The Arts Desk has reviewed and you should definitely read it HERE.

Macfadyen steps up into the role of Reid with a stubbly physicality and strident assertiveness you might not have expected from him, and his action-man dimension was given full vent as he and his sidekicks found themselves plunged into a sinister underworld...


I didn’t go into Ripper Street with great expectations, but this punchy and atmospheric first episode comfortably exceeded them.