Whitechapel

Monday, 13 June 2011, 9:00PM – 11:00PM

DI Joseph Chandler (Penry-Jones) has been fast-tracked for promotion and is an expert in the politics of modern policing. When he is assigned a murder which appears to be a simple case of domestic violence which got out of hand, Chandler expects that it will tick a box on his CV and prepare him for his promised promotion – but he gets a lot more than he bargained for. 

His colleagues, led by the sceptical DS Ray Miles (Davis), are unimpressed by their new boss and go out of their way to make their feelings clear. 

The investigation quickly runs out of suspects until local historian Edward Buchan (Pemberton) draws the police’s attentions to the similarities between the Jack the Ripper killings in 1888 and the murder Chandler is investigating. 

Chandler soon realises that he is chasing a copycat killer – an imaginative, ruthless fiend who seems to defy modern forensics and CCTV to leave no trace at the scene of his gruesome crimes. 

Chandler’s superiors and colleagues feel that Chandler is going out on a limb and chasing ghosts, but he is convinced that he is right. But catching the world’s most famous serial killer will not be easy… 

Ep 1 – Monday 13 June 

Ep 2 – Monday 13 June 

Ep 3 – Tuesday 14 June 

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