Amazon has officially renewed Ripper Street for series 5

The release date for Ripper Street series 5 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Ripper Street Series 5 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Amazon has officially renewed the series for another season. To get notified of the premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Series information and storyline

Ripper Street is a British drama and mystery television series that has been broadcast on BBC One in 2012-13, and subsequently on Amazon Prime since 2014. The series is created and written by Richard Warlow, produced by Tiger Aspect Productions and Lookout Point and exec produced by Greg Brenman, Will Gould, Simon Vaughan, Andrew Lowe, Ed Guiney and Polly Hill. The current fourth series has premiered on January 15, 2016 and bowed out on February 19, 2016. The series was first produced for BBC One, after two series Ripper Street was canceled, and then resurrected by Amazon Prime, where it has been available from series 3 onwards.

The series is set in Whitechapel, in London`s East End in the late XIX century, with the first series set six months after the last Jack the Ripper killing. Inspector Edmund Reed (Matthew Macfadyen) and his colleagues seek to maintain law and order in the seedy and dangerous neighborhood.

Awards, ratings and renewal for the final series.

The compelling, well-written criminal drama with a rich period setting holds a score of 8.1/10 on IMDb and a sensational 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Series three viewership averaged 190,000 total viewers and a 0.03 rating, and following the series finale the show has been renewed for a fourth and fifth series at once. The critical reception has been extremely positive throughout its run, and its success has been supported by 17 award nominations and 5 victories. However, Amazon already made an announcement that the fifth series is bound to be the last for the BAFTA-nominated Ripper Street. The release date for the final series has not been set yet, but the filming has already begun in Dublin. Stay with us for the most up-to-date information on the premiere for the fifth season of the Victorian-set criminal series.

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