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Teens dance at the club on Eel Pie Island in the 1960s. Courtesy of Dan van der Vat hide caption

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From A British King To Rock 'N' Roll: The Slippery History Of Eel Pie Island

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"Downton Abbey's" kitchen maid (Sophie McShera) and cook (Lesley Nicol) teach Lady Sybil (Jessica Brown-Findlay) the basics of cooking. Many Edwardian servants had a pretty good handle on advanced cuisines, says food historian Ivan Day. Courtesy (C) Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011 for Masterpiece hide caption

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Courtesy (C) Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011 for Masterpiece