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.
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… Read more »
Following two days at Twickenham Film Studios, work on A Hard Day’s Night moved to Gatwick Airport.
The Beatles filmed the hotel room scenes of A Hard Day’s Night on this day at Twickenham Film Studios.
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.
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Geoff Emerick The existence of this session came to light in 1991, after studio documentation was discovered by EMI. It took place from 10am to 1pm, and involved an intriguing overdub onto Can’t Buy Me Love.
On this day Ringo Starr filmed part of his solo sequence for The Beatles’ debut film A Hard Day’s Night.
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.
Day five of the filming for A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles’ debut feature film.
The fourth day of filming for The Beatles’ début feature film A Hard Day’s Night.
Studio Three (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin In an hour-long session, without The Beatles being present, George Martin created a mono mix of John Lennon‘s song I Call Your Name. The mix was never used in the UK, but was released in the US on the Capitol Records release The Beatles’… Read more »
As on the previous day, The Beatles travelled between Acton, in west London, and Minehead in the west of England, filming more of the train sequences in their debut film A Hard Day’s Night.
Studio One (control room), EMI Studios, Abbey Road Producer: George Martin Engineer: Norman Smith The Beatles were filming their debut feature film A Hard Day’s Night on this day, so were not present for the mono mixing of songs recorded so far for the soundtrack.