The Dark Side of London

A new course from The British Institute of Florence

Definitely not for the faint-hearted!

A short thematic course which delves into the murky side of London's history.


Session 1. Who was Jack the Ripper? Why did they never catch him?

Session 2. Was Dr Crippen really guilty of murdering his wife? What was really the motive behind the Acid Bath Murders?

Session 3. How many people did John Christie murder?

Session 4. Was Ruth Ellis a victim or was she a cold hearted murderess?

Session 5. Why were the Kray Twins so popular in East London and so feared by the establishment?

Session 6.Where is Lord Lucan? Where did he run away to, and who helped him?


Tuesdays 19:00-21:00

From 13th November to 18th December 2018

Cost €170. Single sessions €35.

Special price for British Institute students €150* enrolled on course 2018-19

Level of English required: Upper-intermediate +

*Adults only – due to the content of the course

Free placement test