Ripper Street series 3 launch trailer for BBC 1

The BBC has released the launch trailer for series 3 of Ripper Street, which begins Friday 31st July.

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The Last Kingdom: BBC America broadcast date announced for 10th October

BBC America announced the broadcast date for The Last Kingdom. It will premiere on Saturday October 10th 2015 at 10pm. Deadline and the Twitter for BBC America's broadcast shared the new keyart for the show.

 

Set in the 9th century, the eight-part historical drama is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of books The Saxon Stories, penned by Stephen Butchard,. Described as a contemporary story of redemption, vengeance and self-discovery, The Last Kingdom follows young warrior and outsider, Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon), on a fierce mission to reclaim his birthright. The series will combine real historical figures and events with fictional characters during the reign of Alfred the Great, who as King of Wessex fought off a Viking invasion.

Ripper Street S3: BBC will begin airing in the UK on 31 July

Series 3 of Ripper Street, which was originally axed by BBC and revived by its fans and Amazon, will finally begin airing in the UK on Friday 31, July at 9 pm according to Radio Times.

 

Also, to make it even more absurd that BBC cancelled Ripper Street, BBC Worldwide announced that it posted record returns for BBC because of shows like Ripper Street!

Premium content investment delivered a rich mix of titles, including drama - which accounted for almost half of total investment in the year. Top-selling titles were Doctor Who, Top Gear, Orphan Black, Life Story, The Musketeers, Atlantis, Call the Midwife, Ripper Street, Sherlock and The Honourable Woman.

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