‘Jack the Ripper-A 21st Century Investigation’ is being brought to Ferndown by Trevor Marriott, a retired British police murder squad detective.
The show is touring to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the Whitechapel murders in London in 1888 which to this day remain unsolved.
Leading Ripper expert Trevor Marriott has been conducting a cold case since 2002 investigating the brutal and horrific murders attributed to a fearsome killer who came to be known as Jack the Ripper.
For the past 125 years this mystery has captivated the imagination of people worldwide and still does today.
There have been over 100 books published and numerous films and television documentaries. Many have over dramatised and distorted the facts to the point that the public now accepts the fiction more readily than the facts.
Marriott has now concluded his long and protracted cold case investigation with startling results, which have completely dispelled many of the original theories that have been readily accepted as being fact for 125 years.
It was generally accepted that the killer only murdered five prostitutes between August and November 1888. However Marriott has uncovered other murders outside of those dates both in London and in The USA and Germany. This led to a new suspect emerging who had never been mentioned before and who had been arrested for committing a Ripper like murder in The USA.
Marriott now believes that all of the Whitechapel murders were not committed by the same killer and in fact Jack the Ripper may have been nothing more than a myth created by sensational journalism at the time of the murders.
‘Jack the Ripper – A 21st Century Investigation’ is a two-hour show hosted by Marriot himself where he talks about and describes his lengthy investigation.
His show is packed with pictures from 1888 showing original crime scene photographs of the victims, the suspects together with many other original photographs from 1888 relative to the murders.
Marriott says, “It should be noted that some of these photographs are of a disturbing and graphic nature which some persons may find disturbing however adequate notice is given during the show to avoid anyone becoming upset or distressed.”
This show will coincide with the publication of three new books written by Trevor Marriott: ‘Jack the Ripper-The Secret Police Files,’ ‘The Evil within-The World’s Worst Serial Killers,’ and a Victorian Crime Mystery novel based on The Whitechapel Murders, titled ‘Prey Time.’
Trevor Marriott recently featured in ‘Finding Jack the Ripper’ a television documentary for the National Geographic Channel.
He will bring his one-man show to the Barrington Theatre on 12 October at 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50, Seniors £11.50, FCA Friends £10. Box Office 01202 894858