Filming: Paul McCartney’s unused scene in A Hard Day’s Night

Paul McCartney filmed a solo sequence for The Beatles' debut feature film A Hard Day's Night on this day. However, it was omitted from the final cut. Read more »

Recording: Around The Beatles

IBC Studios, Portland Place, London
Producer: Jack Good
Engineer: Alan Florence
Tape operator: Peter Robinson

The television special Around The Beatles, which was filmed on 28 April 1964, included mimed musical performances. However, the music used wasn't the EMI recordings; a new soundtrack was recorded on this and the previous day at the independent IBC (International Broadcasting Company) Studios, at 35 Portland Place in central London. Read more »

Recording: Around The Beatles

IBC Studios, Portland Place, London
Producer: Jack Good
Engineer: Alan Florence
Tape operator: Peter Robinson

Brian Epstein had negotiated a one-hour television special starring The Beatles, to be made by London-based ITV company Rediffusion. To be titled Around The Beatles, the show was filmed on 28 April 1964, but rehearsals and recording began on this day. Read more »

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles filmed scenes outside the Scala Theatre in London on this day, and also in the nearby Scala Street, Tottenham Street and Charlotte Mews.

The Scala Theatre was where the concert performance for A Hard Day's Night had been filmed on 31 March 1964.