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The hunt is on for the world's most infamous diabolical murderer.


Jack the Ripper is a 1988 two-part television film/miniseries portraying a fictionalized account of the hunt for Jack the Ripper, the unidentified serial killer responsible for the Whitechapel murders of 1888. The series coincided with the 100th anniversary of the murders.

  1. David Wickes


  2. Derek Marlowe


Series Cast

  1. Michael Caine as Inspector Frederick Abberline

    Michael Caine

    Inspector Frederick Abberline

    2 Episodes

  2. Jane Seymour as Emma

    Jane Seymour


    2 Episodes

  3. Lewis Collins as Sergeant George Godley

    Lewis Collins

    Sergeant George Godley

    2 Episodes

  4. Armand Assante as Richard Mansfield

    Armand Assante

    Richard Mansfield

    2 Episodes

  5. Lysette Anthony as Mary Jane Kelly

    Lysette Anthony

    Mary Jane Kelly

    2 Episodes

  6. Michael Gothard as George Lusk

    Michael Gothard

    George Lusk

    2 Episodes

  7. T. P. McKenna as O'Connor

    T. P. McKenna


    2 Episodes

  8. Richard Morant as Dr. Acland

    Richard Morant

    Dr. Acland

    2 Episodes

  9. Christopher Fulford as Beggar

    Christopher Fulford


    2 Episodes

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1988 • 2 Episodes

Season 1 of Jack the Ripper premiered on October 11, 1988.

Episode 2

(1x2, October 18, 1988) Season Finale

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