Radio: Easy Beat

The Beatles recorded three songs for the BBC radio show Easy Beat at the Playhouse Theatre, London on this day. It was their first appearance on the programme. Read more »

Live: Guildhall, Portsmouth

This was the 20th and penultimate date of The Beatles' 1963 tour of England with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez. They played at the venue on one other subsequent occasion, on 3 December 1963. Read more »

Live: ABC Cinema, Exeter

The Beatles' first trip to Exeter in Devon, England, was the 18th concert on their 1963 tour with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez.

The group's setlist on this tour contained six songs: Love Me Do, Misery, A Taste Of Honey, Do You Want To Know A Secret, Please Please Me and I Saw Her Standing There.

They returned to the ABC Cinema on two other occasions: 14 November 1963 and 28 October 1964.

Live: Granada Cinema, Mansfield

Just over a month after they performed at Mansfield's Granada Cinema on the Helen Shapiro tour, The Beatles returned for the final time, as part of the Tommy Roe and Chris Montez tour.

Whereas in February the group were hoping the Please Please Me single would be a success, this time around they'd just released the album of the same name, and their fortunes looked much more positive.

The Beatles' setlist on this tour was: Love Me Do, Misery, A Taste Of Honey, Do You Want To Know A Secret, Please Please Me and I Saw Her Standing There.

Live: City Hall, Newcastle

As part of the Tommy Roe/Chris Montez tour of the UK, The Beatles made their first live appearance at the City Hall in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. They performed at the venue on three subsequent occasions. Read more »