Following their day’s filming at the Scala Theatre in London, The Beatles recorded a session for the BBC radio show Saturday Club at the Playhouse Theatre.
Following their four-day Easter break, The Beatles returned to London’s Scala Theatre to film the concert performance sequence which marked the climax of the A Hard Day’s Night film.
This was the last of four consecutive days spent filming at the Scala Theatre in London. After this date The Beatles enjoyed an Easter break before returning to the Scala on 31 March. In between, John and Cynthia Lennon went with George Harrison and Pattie Boyd to Dromolan Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Ringo Starr… Read more »
This was the third of four consecutive days filming at the Scala Theatre in London.
This was The Beatles’ second day of filming at the Scala Theatre in London.
This was the first day of filming at the Scala Theatre in London, where the performance finale of A Hard Day’s Night took place. In all The Beatles were at the Scala for seven working days, until 31 March when the final performance in front of an audience took place.
John Lennon‘s first book, In His Own Write, was published on this day by Jonathan Cape.
The first of three Beatles EPs was released on this day. Simply titled The Beatles, it was issued in mono by the Vee-Jay label as VJEP 1-903.
A single, Do You Want To Know A Secret, was released on this day in the USA.
This was the second of three performances given by The Beatles for the hugely popular 1960s television show Ready, Steady, Go!
The Beatles’ sixth UK single, Can’t Buy Me Love, was released on this day.
A second day of filming corridor scenes at Twickenham Film Studios for A Hard Day’s Night.
Between 7pm and 8.30pm The Beatles were at the BBC’s Television Theatre (since renamed the Shepherd’s Bush Empire) in west London, to film their debut appearance on Top Of The Pops.
On this day The Beatles attended the 12th annual luncheon held by the Variety Club of Great Britain, where leader of the opposition Harold Wilson presented them with the Show Business Personalities of 1963 award.
The Beatles filmed parts of A Hard Day’s Night at Twickenham Film Studios in the morning and afternoon, and in between visited London’s Dorchester Hotel to attend a Variety Club awards dinner.
During breaks in filming A Hard Day’s Night at Twickenham Film Studios, The Beatles recorded a number of contributions to the BBC radio programme The Public Ear.
Day 13 of the shoot for A Hard Day’s Night took The Beatles back to Twickenham Film Studios, where they filmed the dressing room sequences.
The Beatles filmed two scenes for A Hard Day’s Night at the exclusive private members’ club Les Ambassadeurs in London. The first was on this day, and the second took place on 17 April 1964.
A US single, Can’t Buy Me Love, was released on this day. Its b-side was You Can’t Do That.
The Beatles enjoyed a well-earned weekend off after filming at Gatwick Airport, but the shooting schedule for A Hard Day’s Night resumed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios.