David Wickes is best known for his landmark mini-series Jack the Ripper in which Michael Caine and Lewis Collins unmask this infamous serial killer in an outstanding dramatization of the most complex manhunt in British history.
This 4-hour television event for CBS, also starring Jane Seymour and Susan George, topped ratings around the world. It gained 1 Emmy nomination, 2 Golden Globe nominations (1 won) and many other awards. Jack the Ripper is now available on dvd with a director’s commentary from David.
“A perfect whodunit”. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
“Jack the Ripper lashes the viewer with the insistent thrust of a Dickensian epic.” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
“This carefully wrought, brightly scripted movie manages the near impossible”. SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER