Picture of Buck's Row Whitechapel in London's East End (now Durward St) - site of Jack the Ripper's first murder on 31 August 1888. Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols' body was discovered 3 metres back from the corner of the tall brick building.
Take a Ripper virtual tour from the first murder scene. Click on the map below to view all 5 murder scenes and other key locations in the hunt for the world's first recognised serial killer.
Jack the Ripper's London 1888
This link will take you to the key points in London where Jack the Ripper carried out his 5 murders
over 71 days from 31 August 1888 to 9 November 1888. You can use this map to make your own Jack the
Ripper walk around London or to trace the movements of the Whitechapel killer whose identity has
never been established.
Musical preview: Jack the Ripper in Blackburn
Based upon the true and compelling story of the 1888 murders in the East End, Blackburn College’s main hall will be transformed into a grim Victorian London for four nights only.
This production will showcase the very best musical talent that Blackburn College has to offer with staff and students’ working tirelessly to ensure the show goes on.
Performed by a cast of 13 drama students, the show links all of the College’s departments together with a cumulative effort from textiles, music, graphic design, production and the marketing departments.
Ian Clinton, Principal at Blackburn College, said: “This is set to be an excellent production and performance and has proven to be a very ‘hands on’ experience for all crew members involved.”
* Jack the Ripper is at Blackburn College from March 2 to 5. For tickets call Student Services on 01254 292929.