Thirty years ago there was a late-night
drinking spot in Soho called The Piano Bar. The punters were an eclectic bunch
– actors from the West End would regularly rub shoulders with East End wide
boys creating a hedonistic cocktail set to a background soundtrack of have-a-go
singers (years before we’d heard the term Karaoke) corralled by
larger-than-life drag queen Ziggy Cartier...