Welcome back to foggy, lamplit London as we embark on the second episode of this miniseries on one of the most notorious serial killers of all time - Jack the Ripper. We’ll look at the first of the canonical murders; that of Mary Ann Nichols, known as Polly, who was found in Bucks Row with her throat slashed and her abdomen mutilated. Wrap up warm and keep looking over your shoulder, because the Autumn of Terror has just begun...
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