‘Whitechapel’ has been axed, confirms star

Rupert Penry Jones has revealed that Whitechapel will not be returning for a fifth series.

The actor announced the news on Twitter this afternoon: “Sorry to be the bearer of bad news everyone but ITV don’t want any more Whitechapel. That’s all folks x”

The crime drama’s fourth series concluded on ITV last month.

> Read our review of the finale.

Starring Rupert Penry Jones alongside Phil Davis and Steve Pemberton, Whitechapel launched in February 2009 and ran for 18 episodes.

> Buy Series 3 on DVD on Amazon.

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