1963

Radio: Saturday Club

En route to Fairfield Hall in Croydon, where they performed later that evening, The Beatles recorded an appearance on the BBC radio show Saturday Club at London’s Playhouse Theatre.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Luton

This was The Beatles’ only concert at Luton’s Odeon Cinema, although they did perform in the town on two other occasions.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Taunton

This was The Beatles’ second and final appearance in Taunton, Somerset. The first had also been at the Gaumont Cinema, on 26 February 1963, as part of the Helen Shapiro tour.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Worcester

This was The Beatles’ second and final live appearance in Worcester. They had previously played in the city on 28 May 1963, also at the Gaumont Cinema.

Radio: three episodes of Pop Go The Beatles

The Beatles had undertaken mammoth radio sessions before, notably the 18 songs recorded on Tuesday 16 July. However, they went one better on this day, taping 19 songs for three episodes of Pop Go The Beatles.

Television: Big Night Out

The Beatles visited Didsbury Studio Centre in Manchester on this day to record an appearance on ABC Television’s Big Night Out.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Southport

This was the last of The Beatles’ six consecutive dates in the English seaside town of Southport, Lancashire. They played two houses on each night.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Southport

This was the fifth of The Beatles’ six consecutive dates in the English seaside town of Southport, Lancashire. They played two houses on each night.

Television: The Mersey Sound

This was the fourth and final day in which The Beatles were filmed by BBC producer Don Haworth for the documentary The Mersey Sound.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Southport

This was the fourth of The Beatles’ six consecutive dates in the English seaside town of Southport, Lancashire. They played two houses on each night.

Television: The Mersey Sound

For the third day of filming for Don Haworth’s BBC documentary The Mersey Sound, The Beatles were filmed in their home city Liverpool.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Southport

This was the third of The Beatles’ six consecutive dates in the English seaside town of Southport, Lancashire. They played two houses on each night.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Southport

This was the second of The Beatles’ six consecutive dates in the English seaside town of Southport, Lancashire. They played two houses on each night.

Television: The Mersey Sound

The Beatles were in Southport for a series of six nights at the Odeon Cinema when they also took part in The Mersey Beat, a documentary made by Manchester-based BBC producer Don Haworth.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Southport

Another week in August 1963, and another six-night residency at a British seaside town. on this day. This, The Beatles’ last of the summer, took place at the Odeon Cinema in Southport, Lancashire.

Live: ABC Theatre, Blackpool

This was The Beatles’ sixth concert in Blackpool, Lancashire within two months. They performed a series of shows at either the ABC Theatre or the Queen’s Theatre on Sunday nights between July and September 1963. This was The Beatles’ fourth of five shows at the seaside town’s ABC Theatre.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Bournemouth

This was the last of The Beatles’ six consecutive dates in the English seaside town of Bournemouth. They played two houses on each night. Also on the bill were Tommy Quickly and Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas.