The Ripper: Season 1

The Ripper: Season 1

The Ripper: Season 1

True crime docuseries on the Yorkshire Ripper, a serial killer in the North of England who evaded police between 1975 to 1980. With 13 women dead, public safety was in tatters and every man was a suspect.

2020UKNetflix
CrimeDocumentary

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
16 December 2020

Once Upon a Time in Yorkshire

In the 1970s, the brutal murders of sex workers in economically depressed areas of the UK spark little public interest - until a teen is also killed.

EPISODE 1.2
16 December 2020

Between Now and Dawn

As the killer continues to prey upon women, police hope that the tire tracks and a victims 5-pound note may finally lead to a suspect.

EPISODE 1.3
16 December 2020

Reclaim the Night

Police release phone calls and handwriting samples from a suspect. Women protest law enforcements continued inability to catch the Ripper.

EPISODE 1.4
16 December 2020

Out of the Shadows

More than five years after the first attack, police finally make an arrest, setting off a media frenzy and accusations of a botched investigation.

The Ripper: Season 1 / Reviews

Salon

Salon

Unfortunately the victims' voices are still lost along the way -- an illustration of the way scripted and true crime continue to fail sex workers in their portrayals.

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