Monday, June 24, 2013

‘Ripper Street’ Adds ‘Love/Hate’ and 'Jump' Actors (IFTN) 24 Jun 2013 : By Kevin Cronin

Season two of ‘Ripper Street’, currently filming in Dublin, continues to expand its cast with ‘Jump’ actor Martin McCann and Love/Hate’s Charlie Murphy, both past IFTA winners, set to feature in upcoming episodes.

Recent weeks have seen filming extend beyond Clancy Barracks, which doubles for police headquarters in Whitechapel, London, to the Natural History Museum on Merrion Row and North Great George’s Street.

Charlie Murphy won the IFTA for Best Actress at this year's awards; recently starred in BBC’s ‘The Village’; and will appear in ‘Quirke’, starring Gabriel Byrne, this autumn.

Martin McCann was nominated for an IFTA for his performance in ‘Jump’ this year and previously won the IFTA for Best Actor in 2011 for ‘Swansong: Story of Occi Byrne’.

He also starred in ‘Shadow Dancer’ and appeared in Steven Spielberg’s critically-acclaimed World War II mini-series ‘The Pacific’ in 2010.

Filming in Dublin on ‘Ripper Street’ will continue until 31st August and return to BBC screens in 2014.

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