During the latter half of 1888 a notorious serial killer nicknamed Jack The Ripper
terrorises the East End of London.
Jane Seymour, Susan George, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins, Michael Caine, Armand Assante Emmy and Golden Globe Awards Winner The brutal murders committed by "Jack the Riper" in London's East End shocked the Victorian world. On the teeming streets of Whitechapel, prostitutes were being torn to pieces by a killer who vanished in the shadows, time after time. Why did Queen Victoria send worried telegrams to the Prime Minister? Who ordered vigilantes onto the streets of London? Why was there so little evidence? Leading the huge manhunt was one of Scotland Yard's finest detectives - Inspector Frederick Abberline, played by Michael Caine.
A television production of the Jack The Ripper story, which claims to show the truth behind the grisly murder of prostitutes in Victorian London. Detective Abberline must find the murderer while under terrific pressure from the public and the Government.
Based on a real life event,
this film claims to have had access to top secret Home Office files and believe that
their ending is the correct solution to the age old mystery.
Michael Caine ... Chief Insp. Frederick Abberline
Armand Assante ... Richard Mansfield
Ray McAnally ... Sir William Gull
Lewis Collins ... Sgt. George Godley
Ken Bones ... Robert James Lees
Susan George ... Kate Eddowes
Jane Seymour ... Emma Prentiss
Harry Andrews ... Coroner Wynne E. Baxter
Lysette Anthony ... Mary Jane Kelly
Ashton-Griffiths ... Rodman
Peter Armitage ... Sgt. Kerby
Desmond Askew ... Copy Boy
Trevor Baxter ... Lanyon
Mike Carnell ... Newsvendor
Ann Castle ... Lady Gull