BBC axes Ripper Street over ratings and says Matthew Macfadyen...
Period crime drama Ripper Street has been axed by the BBC after it failed to pull in a big enough audience.
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Macfadyen stars in Jeeves show
Ripper Street star Matthew Macfadyen showed off his feminine side in Jeeves And Wooster In Perfect Nonsense as it opened in the West End.
Pick of the Day: Ripper Street kicks up a bit of a stink
The streets of Victorian London are still rife with grim real-life stories that give this series its ripped-from-the-headlines feel The mysterious theft of a night-soil cart at the start of tonight's episode reminds me of that old joke from The Two Ronnies: "Police say they've got nothing to go on."