The name Jack the Ripper conjures up vivid images, of fogbound Victorian alleyways where a sinister figure stalks the night in search of his unsuspecting prey. His name is famous throughout the world, and yet nobody knows for certain who he was, or even what became of him. This truly atmospheric drama/documentary is a journey back to 1888 when the Whitechapel Murderer's reign of terror sent waves of revulsion and horror coursing through Victorian London. Best selling author Richard Jones takes the viewer on a journey with the Victorian Police as they race against time to catch the murderer before he kills again. Interviews with leading Ripper expert Paul Begg and historian Lindsay Siviter deliver the latest accurate information concerning this fascinating case... The highlight of this exhaustively researched dramatised film is the revelation by several of the leading detectives who investigated the case that 'Jack the Ripper' was in fact caught and was later identified by the one person who ever saw the murderer. Unmasking the Ripper features a revealing and exclusive interview with a mysterious 83-year old lady who may well be a blood descendent of the Ripper himself. So join the experts for a tour de force through mystery, intrigue and terror, that twists its way through the darker recesses of the Victorian metropolis, where every step taken brings you a little closer to solving the world's greatest murder mystery.