First look: ‘Spooks’ star Matthew Macfadyen in ‘Ripper Street’

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BBC Worldwide have released the first promotional photo for BBC One’s Ripper Street, starring Matthew Macfadyen (Spooks).

Currently filming in Dublin, the eight-part crime drama is set in and around Whitechapel in London’s East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the Jack The Ripper murders.

The cast also includes Jerome Flynn (Game of Thrones), Adam Rothenberg (Alcatraz), Myanna Buring (White Heat), David Dawson (Luther) and Joe Gilgun (Misfits).

The series is expected to air this autumn.

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