Author Archives: Gina Scanlon
Missing Season 1 of Ripper Street? Fear not. There are places to watch.
Let’s review what has happened this season, shall we? But before we go any further, this is your official *SPOILER ALERT* warning.
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Almost certainly the one single reason for the enduring appeal of this rather sordid series of prostitute murders is the name, Jack the Ripper.
His name is Homer Jackson, and he’s “all flesh and blood.” (‘Tournament of Shadows‘)
Matthew Macfadyen’s character in “Ripper Street,” Inspector Reid, was an actual police officer within the H Division.
By 1888, London was the largest capital in the world and the center of the ever-increasing British empire. Queen Victoria had been on the throne for over 50 years and the public face of Britain reflected Victoria’s lifestyle; proud, ...
By Gina Scanlon | Posted on January 27th, 2013
“Cheer up, lad. No good ever came from moping.” – Sergeant Drake
By Gina Scanlon | Posted on February 4th, 2013
In Episode 3 of “Ripper Street,” “The King Came Calling,” Captain Jackson wasn’t the only one who experienced the world of Victorian vice.
As you fellow Ripperologists well know, there are many theories floating around about who Jack the Ripper was, but there is a handful of truly bizarre theories you may or may not have heard about.