Personality Quiz: How Would You Die In Victorian England?

Jerome Flynn, Matthew Macfadyen, and Adam Rothenberg from 'Ripper Street' (Photo: BBC AMERICA)

Jerome Flynn, Matthew Macfadyen, and Adam Rothenberg from ‘Ripper Street’ (Photo: BBC AMERICA)

This Saturday night, the Victorian crime drama Ripper Street makes a welcome return to BBC AMERICA, with people meeting their ends in all manner of unpleasant and gory ways.

However, while life in Victorian London was far from safe, serial killers were not the only cause of fatality at the time.

So, assuming you could have dodged the vicious cut-throats and footpads, and steer clear of being run over by carriages and trampled by horses, what sort of fatal problems would you have been most likely to encounter?

Well, let’s find out the hard way, shall we?

Ripper Street returns to BBCAMERICA at 9/8c on February 22.

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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