38 years ago Joe Allen opened in Covent Garden to provide a dining experience filled with theatre. It was a place where the waiters were wannabe actors and the cast and crews of the West End’s best theatrical productions would use it as their own canteen. Nothing has changed; the brickwork walls are adorned with posters of classic stage and musical productions, and it is still the place to hangout - with film, television, fashion, music and stage celebrities often seen secreted in its corners.
CAROLE KING, the chart-topping music legend, was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent. She sold her first hit, ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow’, when she was just seventeen. By the time she was twenty she was writing number ones for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll, including the Drifters, The Shirelles, Aretha Franklin and the Monkees.
But her greatest challenge was to find her own voice and finally step into the spotlight. The untold story of Carole King’s journey from schoolgirl to superstar.