Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

Although they were in the middle of a season of concerts at Margate's Winter Gardens, The Beatles travelled to London to record shows six and seven of their BBC radio series Pop Go The Beatles on this day. Read more »

Live: ABC Theatre, Blackpool

The first of five concerts given by The Beatles at this venue in Blackpool, Lancashire.

The group performed a series of dates in the seaside town between July and September 1963, either at the ABC or the Queen's Theatre, compèred by Carry On actor Jack Douglas.

The ABC cinema closed in 1998 and subsequently re-opened as a nightclub in December 2002.

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

Following the success of the first four editions of The Beatles' BBC radio show Pop Go The Beatles, the corporation decided to commission a further 11 editions. The first in this new run was recorded on this day at Studio Five in Maida Vale Studios, London. Read more »