It is often said of the Victorian Police who investigated the Jack the Ripper murders that they were incompetent and that their incompetence contributed to the ripper’s ability to get away with his crimes. In all honesty, the […]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.
The other night I watched an episode of Criminal Minds in which the team addressed a group of criminology students about a serial killer whom they had hunted for, I believe, a period of 20 years before eventually […]Read Article
We begin part four of our Sherlock Holmes documentary with a visit to the building, on London’s Upper Wimpole Street, where Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle had set himself up as a medical practitioner when, due to a distinct […]Read Article
Although most people think of the crimes that took place in the East End of London in 1888 as the “Jack the Ripper Murders” they are, in fact, officially known as the Whitechapel Murders and, the first of […]Read Article
Part Three of the Sherlock Holmes Documentary Dr Bryan Charles Waller Today we continue our documentary on the people who inspired Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to create Sherlock Holmes with a look at Dr. Bryan Charles Waller. Mary […]Read Article
The Man Who Inspired Sherlock Holmes Today the journey through the story of Sherlock Holmes continues with a look at Dr. Joseph Bell, the Edinburgh doctor who is said to have give Arthur Conan Doyle the inspiration for […]Read Article
Jack The Ripper Photos I have always enjoyed rummaging through archives and collections of old photographs that depict the streets of Jack the Ripper’s London as they were. Mostly, you uncover photographs that generations of researchers have uncovered […]Read Article
The Origins of Sherlock Holmes Watch Part One of Our Documentary Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper appeared on the London streets at around the same time. There is a major difference between them, however, in that, whilst […]Read Article
In today’s blog author and guide John Bennett presents a summary of the life and times of East End gangland leaders Ronnie and Reggie Kray. Ronald and Reginald Kray have often been described as Britain’s only gangsters. For […]Read Article
Today we begin our video Jack the Ripper tour of London that features the site of each murder and shows it as it was in 1888 and as it appears today. Our first video features Buck’s Row, which […]Read Article