All posts tagged "Jack the Ripper"

  • Books
    What made Bram Stoker write Dracula, by Dacre Stoker

    DACRE STOKER - the great grandnephew of Bram Stoker - tells us his thoughts on why his relative wrote Dracula

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    Batman versus Jack the Ripper

    ANDREW GARVEY talks to James Campbell, director of ‘Ripper’, a Batman fan film set in Victorian London

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    Do Ripper victim ghosts haunt Whitechapel?

    Ripperologist JON REES tells us where the ghostly victims of Jack the Ripper can still be seen haunting the streets of London

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    Are these ghosts Jack the Ripper?

    JON REES tells us Jack the Ripper speculation isn't limited to the life of the East End serial killer

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    The Dolocher, Dublin’s Night-Prowling Demonic Pig

    ANN O'REGAN tells how a prison in 18th Century Dublin was terrorised by a murderous demonic pig

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    Mary Pearcey, the Hampstead Murderess

    Mary Pearcey's crimes were so horrific that she's been suspected of being Jack the Ripper, says JON REES

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    Jill the Ripper? 5 women accused of being Jack

    JON REES picks five women who have been suspected of the Jack the Ripper killings

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    13 things you didn’t know about Jack the Ripper

    Noted Ripperologist JON REES reveals some little known facts about Jack the Ripper

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    Police exhibits from some of the grisliest crimes to go on display to the public for the first time

    It has been one of the most macabre and inaccessible museums in the world for almost 150 years. From the infamous ‘From Hell’ letter reportedly written by Jack the Ripper to the battered old cooking pot used by serial killer Dennis Nilsen to boil his victim’s flesh, it houses exhibits from some...

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    Bid to trace Jack the Ripper victim’s family links in Shropshire

    The man who claims to have identified the real name of Jack The Ripper has visited Shropshire as part of his research into one of the killer’s victims. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

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    Northamptonshire auction house sells of rare Jack the Ripper items for £17,670

    Four rare items belonging to PC Edward Watkins, who found Jack the Ripper’s fourth victim, Catherine Eddowes, sold at auction for £17,670 at JP Humbert Auctioneers Ltd, of Towcester. The items, owned by the same family for three generations since being purchased from Watkins widow in 1914, have had huge global interest...

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    Ripper Street is back!

    Ripper Street is coming back and Spooky Isles was at the Premiere!

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    Ripper Street Returns: Win World Premiere Tickets

    Spooky Isles has five double passes to the World Premiere of Ripper Street Season 3

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    New Ripper author doesn’t prove Jack

    ANDREW GARVEY reviews the new sensational book, Naming Jack the Ripper by Russell Edwards

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    Jack the Ripper murder mystery: Polish immigrant was NOT the killer, says expert on notorious murders

    Donald Rumbelow, who runs Ripper tours in East London, has rejected claims made by forensics expert Dr Jari Louhelainen that Aaron Kosminski was the killer The author of several books about Jack the Ripper has rejected new claims that the killer was a 25-year-old Polish immigrant A DNA expert revealed last week...

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    Jack the Ripper identity is revealed, but the JC cracked case years ago

    New DNA evidence has revealed the identity of Jack the Ripper, one of history’s most notorious serial killers, as a Jewish man named Aaron Kosminski. The Jewish immigrant from Poland, had long been considered a chief suspect in the grisly murders which took place in London’s East End in 1888, but new...

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    Is Jack The Ripper Aaron Kosminski? Er, no, says expert Mike Covell

    Claims Jack The Ripper was a 23-year-old Polish barber called Aaron Kosminski do not stand up to scrutiny, a Hull historian and Ripper expert says. The notorious Whitechapel murders of 1888 have never been solved, but now a new book, to be published tomorrow (Tuesday), argues DNA evidence proves “beyond doubt” that...

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    Was Jack the Ripper a WOMAN Salvation Army worker who turned serial killer to save the East End?

    Could the brutal murders attributed to Jack the Ripper have been committed by a woman charity worker?

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    Hull’s Jack the Ripper expert Mike Covell storms American book charts

    A HULL historian and Jack the Ripper expert has stormed the international charts with his new book. Mike Covell’s latest publication, Annie Chapman – Wife, Mother, Victim, has entered the American history books chart at number two, just five days after its release. The book, which tells the story of Jack the...

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    ‘We know where Jack the Ripper lived’ – experts

    It is a mystery that has eluded detectives for more than a century, but criminologists now believe they know where Jack the Ripper lived. By using the latest geographical profiling techniques based on the locations of the Ripper’s five victims, experts believe the Victorian serial killer lived in Flower and Dean Street...

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    Who was Jack the Ripper? VIDEO

    Here's a little video made by Spooky Isles, talking about Jack the Ripper.

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    The Jack the Ripper Show

    Within months of the Jack the Ripper murders, Whitechapel entrepreneurs were keen to make a quid from it, says ANDREW GARVEY

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    Jack The Ripper expert Mike Covell to star with Mischa Barton in Hollywood film

    A HULL historian will appear alongside Hollywood stars in a new film about Jack the Ripper. Mike Covell has been selected to play the role of chief inspector Frederick George Abberline in A Study In Red – The Secret Journal Of Jack The Ripper, and will star alongside Hollywood favourites Mischa Barton...

  • Television
    Hooray! Ripper Street has been saved

    Following our 40,000+ petition and community support, Ripper Street is set to return to our screens

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    In Search Of … Jack the Ripper

    Jack the Ripper: An investigative report on the unsolved mystery of London’s notorious serial killer. The episode of “In Search Of” reveals the killer’s connection with contemporary media and the possible involvement with the Masons. Various identities are suggested as being that of the killer, including a duke who was second in...