Secret London: Ealing
Little Known Facts about Ealing
Ealing Studios is the world’s oldest film studios still in production, dating back to 1902.
The remake of St Trinian's filmed scenes on location in Ealing.
Kids TV show Rentaghost was set in Ealing.
Ealing appears in many Doctor Who episodes, including the famous 1970 scene when the mannequin Autons break out of the shop and go on a killing rampage, which was filmed at the John Sanders department store (now Marks & Spencer)
The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger and Keith Richards first met Brian Jones at the Ealing Jazz Club in 1962, and the Brand New Heavies formed in Ealing in 1985.
Ealing is home to the biggest Sikh community in London and one of the biggest Polish communities in the capital.