Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Out for Justice

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Out for Justice

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Reid, Jackson and Long Susan are determined to expose the true identity of Drake's killer to the world, but now they are fugitives too PICK OF THE DAY RIPPER STREET BBC2, 9pm

TELEVISION is never so cruel as when a major character is ruthlessly killed off. Fans of this Victorian period drama took to social media in their droves at the end of the last series as Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn) met a grisly end.

Shell-shocked, emotions in tatters, viewers complained of broken hearts as the craggyfaced detective had his throat ripped out by murderous cannibal Nathaniel.

It was sad and downright gory as Bennet choked out the words: "No more fighting".

So now it will come as no surprise that this fifth and final series will see our remaining heroes fighting for justice.

As Bennet's funeral takes place, Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen), Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg) and Long Susan (MyAnna Buring) are plotting. …

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