On this day, at Twickenham Film Studios, The Beatles filmed the scenes for A Hard Day’s Night inside the police station. The exterior shots of the station were filmed in London’s Notting Hill Gate on 16 April. Read more »
The Beatles returned to Twickenham Film Studios on this day to film the make-up room sequence of their debut feature film A Hard Day’s Night.
The Beatles filmed the opening sequence for A Hard Day’s Night on this day at London’s Marylebone Station. Read more »
In an achievement unlikely to ever be equalled, for the week of 4 April 1964 The Beatles occupied the top five positions of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In all they had 12 places on the US chart. Read more »
After spending seven days filming at London’s Scala Theatre, The Beatles returned to Twickenham Film Studios. Read more »
On this day The Beatles filmed the press interview scenes at the Scala Theatre, London, for their debut feature film A Hard Day’s Night. Read more »
The day after filming the concert performance sequence at the Scala Theatre, London, The Beatles returned to the venue to shoot the more scenes.
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
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 spent the weekend at Woburn Abbey as the guest of Lord Rudolph Russell, and Paul McCartney remained in London.
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
This was the second of three performances given by The Beatles for the hugely popular 1960s television show Ready, Steady, Go! Read more »
A second day of filming corridor scenes at Twickenham Film Studios for A Hard Day’s Night. Read more »