Hansom cabs, gaslit streets, pea soup fog and bobbies (policemen) walking their beats.
Journey back to Victorian England and the “mean streets” of Whitechapel and Spitalfields to the killing grounds of history’s first acknowledged serial killer.
The story of Jack the Ripper is still one of the world’s greatest who done it mysteries.
The cultural milieu, the victims, the scenes, the modus operandi, the suspects.
Become a Ripperologist.
Presenter: Local resident, Charlie Smith is a published author and history student. Mr. Smith is a member of the Whitechapel Society. He has presented to groups large and small, and topics have included histories mysteries, herstory, and myths, lies, and stereotypes, among others.
At the conclusion of the program please feel free to take a brief online survey here: