When we give the account of the murder of Mary Nichols on the nightly Jack the Ripper tour, we often discuss how Robert Paul and Charles Cross, the two men who initially discovered the body, having ascertained that […]Read Article
Here in the Latest News you can read the latest articles on the Jack the Ripper crimes, watch videos and also get suggestions for other things to do in London.
You can also keep up to date with what’s going on in the East End and find out if there will be any travel disruption on the day of your tour with us.
On the Charles Dickens walks I often discuss the trauma that befell Dickens when, at the age of twelve, his father, John, found himself deeply in debt and Charles was sent to work at the Warren’s Blacking Warehouse, […]Read Article
The New Scotland Yard Crime Museum – formerly, and famously, known as the “Black Museum” – has previously only been open to police officers and selected guests. But, from October this year, it’s fascinating, though chilling, collection of […]Read Article
On 22nd September 1888, Punch magazine published a cartoon that depicted a blindfolded police officer surrounded by a group of ne’er-do-well villains. Entitled “Blind-Man’s Buff” the cartoon has been reproduced many times since in various tomes on the Jack […]Read Article
It’s often said that you can tell an awful lot about a person by simply looking into their eyes, a fact that has inspired our latest quiz in which you can test your ability to spot the ripper […]Read Article
Mary “Polly” Nichols, who is considered by many to have been the first of Jack the Ripper’s victim, was murdered in Buck’s Row, Whitechapel on 31st August 1888. The area has changed a great deal since that long […]Read Article
One of the most surprising East End streets, located just a short distance form where our Jack the Ripper Tour begins, is Mile End Place, an easily missed turning off Mile End Road. Indeed, the turning off Mile […]Read Article
Today, we continue with our mission to rebuild, on line at least, the various sites connected with the Jack the Ripper murders in the East End of London. Today. we are going to set you the challenge of […]Read Article
In the early hours of 30th September 1888, Leon Goldstein, having enjoyed a coffee in a coffee shop in Spectacle Alley, headed home to 22 Christian Street. He was carrying a black bag that was, so he later […]Read Article
One of the major problem that beset the Victorian detectives who were charged with the unenviable task of hunting down Jack the Ripper was the geographic layout of the district in which the Whitechapel Murders were occurring. As […]Read Article