BREAKING NEWS : LONDONS NUMBER 1 JACK THE RIPPER TOUR IS NOW DISTRIBUTING THE NUMBER 1 JACK THE RIPPER DOCUMENTARY ON DVD Jack the Ripper the Definitive Story DVD For the first time in Ripper history comes a unique documentary made by the experts themselves. Taking you back to 1888, this extraordinary two hour special goes [...]

By |July 18th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Discovery at Goulston Street

The “double event” as it became known, caused a frenzy of speculative panic in the press. The self-titled Ripper was back, and had shown prowess, not only at “Ripping”, but also at evading the police. He was skilled, devious and clever. However, there is no such thing as a perfect crime, and the double event [...]

By |July 6th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Catherine Eddowes – Two Victims, One Night

Around 1:45 AM on the morning of 30th September, with the body of Elizabeth Stride still cooling in Dutfield’s Yard, PC Edward Watkins was on patrol in the City of London. While the Metropolitan Police swarmed around the recently discovered body of a third Ripper victim, PC Watkins strolled in to Mitre Square, just as [...]

By |July 4th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Elizabeth Stride – The Body in the Yard

By the end of September, 1888, tensions in the East End were reaching breaking point. The Ripper, as he was now known, had not struck since early September, but he was the fascination of the London press, and rumours and speculation flew through the city like wildfire. Fear hung over Whitechapel like a fog, and [...]

By |July 1st, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Annie Chapman – Horror at Hanbury Street

The death of Mary Ann Nichols brought with it a cloud of terror which clung to the streets of Whitechapel, clinging to the dark alleys and choking the breaths of those who worked the darkness with fear. Who would be next? When would the killing knife next flash in the dark, pouring out another life? [...]

By |June 14th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

London’s #1 Jack the Ripper Tour

We could give you a whole bunch of reasons why you should join a Jack the Ripper tour with Rippervision this summer. There are a lot of reasons why we think our tour stands head and shoulders above the rest. But we thought that we should let you hear from some of the hundreds of [...]

By |June 8th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Mary Ann Nichols – The Autumn of Terror Begins

After the vicious murder of Martha Tabram, Whitechapel buzzed with fear and speculation. Perhaps the women who walked the streets after dark were a bit wary, a bit more alert than they had been before the killings began. But they had to continue working. Most of the “fallen women” of that area slept in doss-houses [...]

By |June 7th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Martha Tabram – The Ripper’s first victim?

One of the most enduring mysteries surrounding Jack the Ripper is the question of how many murders were actually committed by one single killer. The death of Emma Smith, while it is the first of the Whitechapel murders, is generally not attributed to the serial killer who would later be called Jack the Ripper. The [...]

By |May 30th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Emma Elizabeth Smith – The First Whitechapel Murder

Emma Smith died on 4th April, 1888 in London Hospital. At the time of her death, she was known to be working as a prostitute. She slept in a lodging-house at 18 George Street (now Lolesworth Street). Like so many of the women of Whitechapel (reports suggest at least 1200 prostitutes plied their trade on [...]

By |May 26th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Rippervision takes you inside the file on the Whitechapel Murders

Jack the Ripper may be history’s most famous serial killer, but the true extent of his crimes is shrouded in mystery. Five women – Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes and Mary Kelly – are listed as the Ripper’s “canonical” victims. All five women were prostitutes. All lived in Whitechapel, a very [...]

By |May 23rd, 2012|Blog|0 Comments