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On November 5, 1831, two east Londoners turned up at King's College School of Anatomy in The Strand with the body of a young boy to sell.

Gruesome though it was, their deal was not unusual. John Bishop and James May along with Thomas Williams, who lived in Nova Scotia Avenue in Shoreditch, were Resurrection Men who made a living answering the needs of the anatomy schools.

jamesmay.jpgJames May will take time out from his Top Gear duties to pop into Canary Wharf to promote his latest book.

The presenter will be signing copies of James May's Man Lab: The Book of Usefulness at Waterstone's in Jubilee Place mall next Tuesday.

Top Gear Live- Sabine3.jpgWith Sebastian Vettel clinching his second successive Formula One title, and seven-time champion Michael Schumacher still racing it's fair to say the Germans know a thing or two about motor racing.

So it comes as no surprise to see a German driver lined up to appear at Top Gear Live at Excel later this month.

See The Wharf's gallery of Top Gear's visit here

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Popular BBC show Top Gear swapped the open road for the Wharf estate on Tuesday morning.

Presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May faced a firing squad of mobile phone cameras as they filmed a segment on city cars outside the Jubilee line station.

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By Victoria Clayton

After sampling plentiful beers, lagers, and ciders on a TV road trip across Britain and Ireland last summer, double act James May, co-host of BBC 2's Top Gear, and wine expert Oz Clarke decided that tea was the drink that defines modern Britain.

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