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But over 25 years' research, I discovered new information that proves inescapably that Sweeney Todd existed. I pored over archives in London and Washington, looked at 18th-century maps and scrutinised contemporary publications.
They revealed that Todd's life and crimes were more intriguing, more curious and more gruesome than previously suspected.
His troubled, violent early life mirrors that of more recent killers.
Todd's mother, not 20, scratched a living winding silk.
The years had made him morose and resentful and he would soon repay London for the violence it had visited upon him, many times over.