Jack the Ripper (1988)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 1988-10-11

Runtime: 3 hours and 3 minutes

Genre(s): Drama, Mystery, Crime

Language(s): English, French


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.

Episode Title Rating Airdate Skipped Watched
Normal Episodes 2
Season 1 2
Cast 34
Michael Caine - Inspector Frederick Abberline
Jane Seymour - Emma
Lewis Collins - Sergeant George Godley
Armand Assante - Richard Mansfield
Lysette Anthony - Mary Jane Kelly
Michael Gothard - George Lusk
T. P. McKenna - O'Connor
Richard Morant - Dr. Acland
Ray McAnally - Sir William Gull
Ken Bones - Robert James Lees
Susan George - Catherine Eddowes
Harry Andrews - Coroner Wynne Baxter
Roger Ashton-Griffiths - Rodman
Peter Armitage - Sergeant Kerby
Desmond Askew - CopyBoy
Hugh Fraser - Sir Charles Warren
Christopher Fulford - Beggar
David Ryall - Bowyer
Trevor Baxter - Lanyon
Ann Castle - Lady Gull
Deirdre Costello - Annie Chapman
Jon Croft - Mt. Thackery
Angela Crow - Liz Stride
John Dair - Isenschmid
John Fletcher - P.C. Watkins
Sheridan Forbes - Millie
Martin Friend - Newsvendor
Ricci Harnett - Pickpocket
Ronald Hines - Henry Matthews
Denys Hawthorne - Assistant Commissioner
Edward Judd - DCS Arnold
Gertan Klauber - Diemschutz
Jon Laurimore - Inspector Spratling
Gerald Sim - Dr Bagster Phillips
Directing 1
David Wickes - Director
Sound 1
John Cameron - Music
Crew 1
Alan Hume - Cinematography
Writing 2
Derek Marlowe - Writer
David Wickes - Writer
Network 1

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