Autumn 1888 – a disturbing series of events in London's East End lit a fire that would pull apart the fabric of Victorian England and send shook waves across the civilised world. Step by step be spirited back to that fascinating era of gaslight intrigue and mysterious fogs to join the Victorian police as they hunt 'The Ripper' through a warren of Whitechapel backstreets. Venture through the menacing shadows, visit the murder sites, sift through the evidence and examine the extraordinary list of suspects. From a little changed 'East End', in dark 19th century doorways, alleyways, Victorian pubs and shadowy dwellings, the real story is told as today's London unlocks its' secrets. This unique film is a fascinating journey back to the dark, brooding London of that historic Autumn.