Jack The Ripper Articles

Telling tales both tall and truthful

I HAD no idea Matthew Reilly had been such a naughty boy. Our much-loved thriller writer was apparently doing some research in the special acquisitions room of the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, and was careless enough to drop crumbs from his sandwiches and leave a coffee ring on the priceless..read more


ACCORDING to It's No Secret — Real Men Wear Aprons, Freemasonry, also known as the "Craft", communicates its morals and values by acting out stories, small dramas involving its members as leading actors.

Ripper of a cold case

A copycat serial killer stalks London, writes Michael Idato.

show of the week

Two short-form police drama series arrive from the Old Dart, providing an enjoyable Friday double. The more complex Place of Execution (see left) sees Lee Ingleby, the impetuous young sergeant from George Gently, rising to inspector level. However, pride of placement goes to Whitechapel, which brings together Rupert Penry-Jones (Spooks)..read more


Rating: 3.5/5 WHITE COLLAR 9.30pm, Channel 10 Rating: 3.5/5 BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS 7.30pm, Channel 7 Rating: 3.5/5 WHITECHAPEL 8.30pm, ABC1
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