Martin Luther King Jr knew he would marry Coretta Scott from their very first meeting. Over the course of their marriage, alongside their brothers and sisters within the movement, they fought for the rights of African American people in a divided United States. King
tells the story of their life together, and the strides successes and sacrifices of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement that saw them change the course of history. This year marks 50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr and 30 years since the first performance of the late Martin Smith's acclaimed musical King
.Performers Cedric Neal (Martin Luther King Jr), Sharon D Clarke (Alberta King), Debbie Kurup (Coretta King), Alexander Hanson (John F Kennedy), Clive Carter (J Edgar Hoover), Carole Stennett (Rosa Parks), Adam J Bernard (Stokely Carmichael), Matt Dempsey (Robert Kennedy), Naana Agyei Ampadu, Daniel Bailey, John Barr, Angela Caesar, Raffaella Covino, Adrian Hansel, Olivia Hibbert, Sinead Long, Jo Servi, Johnathan Tweedie.
Author Martin Smith. Producer Hackney Empire. Producer London Musical Theatre Orchestra. Director Susie McKenna. Company Hackneyh Empire's explosive Community Choir. Company London Musical Theatre Orchestra. Conductor Freddie Tapner.