Recording: From Me To You, Thank You Girl, One After 909

Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

Although the Please Please Me album had not yet been released, The Beatles returned to EMI Studios once again to record their third single From Me To You. Read more »

Television: ABC At Large

Following their performance in Sheffield as part of the Helen Shapiro tour, The Beatles travelled to Didsbury Studio Centre in Manchester for a live appearance on ABC TV's show ABC At Large. Read more »

Live: City Hall, Sheffield

This was The Beatles' first appearance at Sheffield's City Hall, as part of their UK tour with Helen Shapiro.

They performed at the venue on five occasions in total: four in 1963 and once in 1964.

Live: Casino Ballroom, Leigh

This booking was arranged by Brian Epstein's NEMS Enterprises. It was The Beatles' only performance in the Lancashire town of Leigh.

The Casino later became a nightclub, and was finally demolished in 2007.

Editing, mixing: Please Please Me album

Studio One control room, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith

While The Beatles have been justly celebrated for recording 10 songs for the Please Please Me album in one day, work on the release was far from over. On this day producer George Martin oversaw the editing and mixing of mono and stereo tracks, ahead of its 22 March 1963 release date. Read more »

Live: St James Swimming Baths, Doncaster

The was The Beatles' only live show at this Victorian era venue, normally used as a Turkish baths and swimming pool, although they performed in Doncaster, Yorkshire, on four other occasions.

Recording: Misery, Baby It’s You

Studio One, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Stuart Eltham

The Beatles did not attend this overdub session for the Please Please Me album, as they were in London for a live radio session before travelling to Doncaster, Yorkshire, for an evening concert. Read more »