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Thrilling trilogy of films based on David Peace's cult noir novels about Yorkshire during the 1970s and 80s: a world of paranoia, corruption and the terrifying legacy of the Ripper murders

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Thrilling trilogy of films based on David Peace's cult noir novels about Yorkshire during the 1970s and 80s: a world of paranoia, corruption and the terrifying legacy of the Ripper murders

  • John Piggott

    1983

    The ambitious, dark and thrilling trilogy of interlinking films set in Yorkshire and which began in 1974 reaches its conclusion in 1983. Nine years on, another Morley child has gone missing

  • Peter Hunter

    1980

    Part two of the trilogy sees senior Manchester detective Peter Hunter (Paddy Considine) brought in by the Home Office to conduct a secret review of the Ripper investigation to date.

  • Paula Garland

    1974

    An ambitious, dark trilogy set in Yorkshire in the 1970s and 80s. Journalist Eddie Dunford tries to unravel a complex maze of lies surrounding a police investigation into child abductions.

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Thrilling trilogy of films based on David Peace's cult noir novels about Yorkshire during the 1970s and 80s: a world of paranoia, corruption and the terrifying legacy of the Ripper murders

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