London's East End has become famous for a variety of reasons over the years — from being the home of Jack the Ripper to playing host to the 2012 Summer Olympics. It's been written about by Geoffrey Chaucer, Jack London, Oscar Wilde and Salmon Rushdie, and has been a featured setting for several popular television series, including Till Death Do Us Part, Whitechapel and recent hit drama Call the Midwife. But how much do you really know about this sometimes controversial, often notorious bit of London? Take our East End quiz and find out — what you learn might surprise you!
The third season of the popular period drama about midwives in the East End of London takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.See all broadcast times →
What happens when a homebrewer, a local business and a museum join forces? Historic beer!Watch video →
WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.Watch first broadcast →