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Jack the Ripper (TV Miniseries)

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Original title
Jack the Ripper
Running time
182 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
David Wickes, Derek Marlowe
John Cameron
Alan Hume
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Co-production United Kingdom-United States; Thames Television / Lorimar Television / Euston Films. Distributed by CBS
TV Series. Mystery | TV Miniseries. Serial Killers. 19th Century
Synopsis / Plot
During the latter half of 1888 a notorious serial killer nicknamed Jack The Ripper terrorises the East End of London by murdering prostitutes in a terribly violent way. Public outrage follows. Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to the case but finds that it is not just a simple murder enquiry. Based on a real life event, this film claims to have had access to top secret Home Office files and believe that their ending is the correct solution to the age old mystery.
1989: Emmy: Best Hairstyling. Nominated for Best Supp. Actor (Assante)
1988: Golden Globes: Best Actor in Mini Series (Michael Caine). 3 Nominations
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