Saturday 9 June, 2018: Tomorrow (10/6/18) I will be at the Earls Barton Literary Festival to deliver a talk on the Whitechapel murders and the news reporting of them. I am in the church from 1-2 and will be speaking to the title: ‘Myth-making, Jack the Ripper and Fake news – lessons from 1888’. Tickets (£3) available at

Tuesday 15 May, 2018: I am happy to announce that I have signed  contract to publish a new history of the Jack the Ripper case. More details will follow!

On Friday 28 October 2016 Drew will be talking about the Victorian Police Court system as part of the National Archives event:-  Archives at Night: Victorian Crime