Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attend star-filled premiere of Abbey Road documentary
Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Ringo Starr were joined by a host of famous faces as they celebrated the UK premiere of a new documentary on Abbey Road Studios.
Directed by Sir Paul’s daughter Mary, If These Walls Could Sing is billed as the “first feature-length documentary” on the world-famous London venue.
The Beatles recorded most of their music at Abbey Road, with their 11th studio album released in 1969 named after the venue.
The Disney original documentary will explore the “breadth, diversity and ingenuity” of the studios across its nine decades.
It will also feature “intimate interviews” revealing how “artists, producers, composers and the dedicated engineers and staff of Abbey Road all found their musical language and community, while vivid archive footage and session tapes give exclusive access to these famously private studios”.
Among the special appearances will be Sir Paul, Sir Ringo, Sir Elton John, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, Liam Gallagher and more.
Sir Paul was joined by his daughter Stella McCartney at the documentary’s premiere on Monday evening as they supported Mary’s project.
Filmmaker and photographer Mary wore a simple black dress with silver beading around the neckline while her fashion designer sister Stella opted for a calf-length tan coat and boots.
Sir Paul, who wore a black long coat over a navy shirt and trousers, was also accompanied by his wife Nancy Shevell, who dressed in a black silk top and shirt paired with jeans.
Sir Ringo, donning a black pinstriped jacket and plain trousers, was also in attendance with his wife Barbara Bach, who wore a red turtle neck jumper and black fitted jacket.
Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm, known as Mel C, singer Sharleen Spiteri and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason were also among the star-studded guests attending the premiere at the studios in London.
Abbey Road Studios in London has been a recording studio since Sir Edward Elgar conducted a performance there in 1931, and has since welcomed the likes of Radiohead, Amy Winehouse and Adele.
The building, which has the infamous zebra crossing outside, was given Grade II-listed status in 2010.
If These Walls Could Sing will be available to stream on Disney+ in the UK on January 6 2023.