JACK the RIPPER!
Historical figure...? Or a nightmare creation of myth and legend...? 'Jack the Ripper' – whose true identity remains a mystery – is both.
In 1988 to mark the 100th anniversary of the serial killer's frightful reign of terror, I went to London's East End and walked the dark streets and shadowy courtyards – many unchanged in a century – where Jack performed the fearful atrocities that were to terrify all London and send shock-waves throughout the Empire and the world...
This is the story I brought back and broadcast on the BBC World Service. The story of–––
JACK from HELL!