Episode Info: Babysitter Sasha Lowood is murdered by a man dressed as the mythical bogeyman at the same time that Calvin Mantus, who killed his family in a manner similar to Sashas slaying, escapes from a secure unit. The police search Mantus old house, which feels haunted, and where there is a poster of actor Lon Chaney in the film London After Dark. According to unit head Dr. Mortlake, this was Mantus favourite film and was said to drive its audiences mad. After psychiatrist Morgan Lamb survives an attack by the bogeyman, a masked man is seen toting a gun. But is he what he ...
A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.
Set in 2008 and against the hugely atmospheric background of Whitechapel, London, a modern police force are fighting an old adversary. A series of bloody, tragic and impossible crimes would suggest someone is carrying out copycat Jack the Ripper murders. The murders are investigated by our three unlikely heroes: Chandler, a fast-tracked, media savvy DI on his first big murder case; Miles, nearing retirement, a front-line, hard-bitten DS, and Buchan, the eccentrically brilliant Jack the Ripper tour guide.