Things you’ll see in “Ripper Street” series 3. Honest.

Filming has finished on the third series of late-Victorian, plaid-encrusted crime-drama Ripper Street. Huzzah! Herewith, illustrated in 19th century engravings, is what we can look forward to.

Note: in the style of a 19th century seller of ballads and gallows confessionals, I’m recycling older engravings, hence they look slightly anachronistic….

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There will be a punch-up!

And a brawl!

And a brawl!

There will be a mysterious headless woman....

There will be a mysterious headless woman….

...and corsets!

…and corsets!

Murder!

Murder!

A jolly sailor!

A jolly sailor!

Men sitting about drinking!

Men sitting about drinking!

Police brutality!

Police brutality!

Danger!

Danger!

Dancers!

Dancers!

More drinking!

More drinking!

This guy with a gun and tight trousers!

This guy with a gun and tight trousers!

A night in the cells!

A night in the cells!

A thrilling chase!

A thrilling chase!

 

And then after all that excitement, we’ll sit back with a pipe and enjoy… another drink.