Review: Ripper Street (S3 E1/8), Friday 31st July, BBC1

When in 2013 the BBC axed Ripper Street after two series, it found a new home on Amazon Prime. Now the third series gets a terrestrial airing, so if you haven’t yet signed up for streaming services, this is your chance to catch up. A strange mixture of police procedural, social commentary and Gothic, almost steampunk…