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. Read more »
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
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. Read more »
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith
While The Beatles were filming A Hard Day’s Night at Twickenham Film Studios, George Martin oversaw stereo mixes of the group’s two German-language recordings, Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand and Sie Liebt Dich.
The session took place from 10am to midday. After the mixes were ready, copies were sent to West Germany and the USA for release.
Following two days at Twickenham Film Studios, work on A Hard Day’s Night moved to Gatwick Airport. Read more »
The Beatles filmed the hotel room scenes of A Hard Day’s Night on this day at Twickenham Film Studios. Read more »
This was The Beatles’ first day in Twickenham Film Studios, where they would later shoot Help!, Let It Be and a number of promotional videos and solo projects. Read more »
This was the last sequence for The Beatles’ debut movie A Hard Day’s Night filmed inside a train. The group boarded at Acton Main Line in west London, and travelled to Newton Abbot in Devon, before returning to London. Read more »
Day five of the filming for A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles’ debut feature film. Read more »
The fourth day of filming for The Beatles’ début feature film A Hard Day’s Night. Read more »
Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
The mix was never used in the UK, but was released in the US on the Capitol Records release The Beatles’ Second Album, and in Canada on the Long Tall Sally LP.