It's 1970 and fifteen-year-old Maggie Mitchell arrives in London with a head full of dreams and an empty wallet. On the run from her humdrum suburban life, she alights in the big smoke determined to find fame and fortune. Intoxicated by the whirlwind life she finds herself thrown into, Maggie Mitchell transforms into glamorous Maggie de Beer and sets about making it big. But there are many people just waiting to take advantage of a gorgeous young hopeful and Maggie's quest for the big time is by no means easy. Her choices lead her into some challenging and bizarre situations as she strives to establish herself as the next Audrey Hepburn. Yet an encounter one night sets in motion a chain of events that will change Maggie's fate dramatically and lead to her becoming more famous than she could ever have imagined.