Radio: Easy Beat

8.45pm, Wednesday 17 July 1963 (50 years ago)

This was The Beatles’ third of four sessions recorded for the BBC radio show Easy Beat.

The recording took place at London’s Playhouse Theatre from 8.45-9.45pm in front of a studio audience. The Beatles performed four songs: I Saw Her Standing There, A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues, There’s A Place and Twist And Shout.

The hour-long show was broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service on 21 July 1963 from 10.30am.

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