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Ken joined the British Army and served in Berlin, Germany, Catterick, Canada and Denmark. Ken retired from the Army as a Warrant Officer. After leaving the Army he worked briefly as a Hotel Manager before  joining the Body of Yeoman Warders at HM Tower of London. Which was always a life long ambition. He enjoys all sports but football is his passion!   Ken has worked for Ripping Yarns since 2005 and likes nothing better than entertaining our guests on his nightly Jack the Ripper Tours.

After his Military Service Simon was to take an Oath and qualify as a Member of Her Majesty's Bodyguard of the Yeoman of the Guard Inextraordinary. More commonly known as Yeoman Warders or 'Beefeaters.' He was to join Ripping Yarns in 2006 and has been with them ever since. Simon has taken part in several Documentaries such as 'The Tower' and 'Relocation Relocation' plus several other overseas 'Jack the Ripper' productions.

 Yeoman Jack the Ripper Guide
Steve joined the Royal Marines in 1974 and saw service in the Falklands Conflict. He joined the tours in 2005 and has a thorough knowledge of the story.He has spent many years studying the murders and considers himself a subject matter expert. He is a keen biker and owns several classic motorbikes. Steve is a dedicated family man and one of his sons followed in his foot steps, serving in Afghanistan. He is a fabulous guide and his eccentric style of tours is extremely entertaining.


Barney, one of our tour guides

Barney served in the Royal Marines for 24 1/2 years he left in 2009 and joined the Body of Yeoman Warders. He is one of the assistant Raven Masters at the Tower of London and his interests are fitness, football and in particular his beloved West Ham United.

Random Testimonials

Chris & Sam, Sidcup

Great tour - we learned such a lot about Jack the Ripper and about London.

Celia, Chingford, London

We had a great time on the Jack the Ripper tour last night!

Shane and Sue Rhodes, Newcastle Australia

Absolutely brilliant loved every bit of the tour, our guide was marvellous I recommend this tour to everyone.

Devlin and Caron, USA

This was so good what a tour the guide was excellent pure history with a few extras thrown in but no gimmicks.

Jo - Norwich, UK

Informative tour and guide. A must do on a visit to London.

Trip Advisor

Our Jack the Ripper Tour is highly regarded on popular travel review website Trip Advisor, where we are ranked 43rd out of over 500 tours in London. Click Here to read our reviews, or leave us a comment.

£8 per Person