Making Urban Monsters: Spring-heeled jack and Jack the Ripper

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description of Activity

A public talk by historian Dr Karl Bell and criminologist Dr Diana Bretherick as part of Portsmouth DarkFest. These two academics will explore the role of the Victorian media in creating two of nineteenth-century London's most notorious monsters.
Period16 Nov 2016
Event titlePortsmouth DarkFest
Event typeOther
LocationPortsmouth, United KingdomShow on map


  • Victorians
  • Monsters
  • Media
  • Urban legends