Imagine a world where The Beatles never released a single song. Such is the leap of faith Yesterday asks of you. But with an assured lead performance from Emmy nominee Himesh Patel, this unashamedly sentimental, feel-good fantasy (penned by national treasure Richard Curtis and directed by British Oscar winner Danny Boyle), really comes together.
Struggling musician Jack (Himesh Patel) wakes up after a mysterious global blackout and a bus accident to discover that no-one has heard of The Beatles and begins passing off their songs as his own. But as world fame beckons, he jeopardises his relationship with childhood best friend Ellie (Lily James), the one person who believed him from the beginning.