The Sally Lockhart Mysteries: the Ruby in the Smoke (2007) short review

Semi-entertaining but nothing to write home about. Billie Piper stars as Sally Lockhart, Victorian girl detective, in this bustle era BBC production. Eh. Didn’t excite me, didn’t offend me. The costuming was fine but nothing to write home about.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.