Famed for its live music and for the Devil’s Kitchen – arguably the UK’s first disco – the Two Puddings attracted customers from the East End and beyond. It was known for rowdy camaraderie, its loud live music, its varied clientele and its occasional bursts of violence.
At the heart of Stratford Broadway, the Two Puddings was an iconic pub which over many decades attracted a wide range of customers from the East End and beyond.
Famous footballers, boxers, musicians, writers, TV personalities and artists passed through its doors. Harry Redknapp met his wife there. Reggie Kray was soaked by a snowball. The writer of Long Good Friday got his inspiration.
The documentary explores this less familiar side of London in the 1960s: a world of raw young musicians, loud boozy nights, the dawn of disco and the occasional burst of violence.