September 1966

Brian Epstein is hospitalised in London

The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein had been suffering from depression and anxiety for some time, a condition exacerbated by his use of drugs – both prescribed and illegal.

BBC interview with George Harrison

The day after he held a press conference at the Taj Mahal hotel in Bombay (Mumbai), India, George Harrison granted an exclusive interview to the BBC.

John Lennon travels to Carboneras, Spain

Following the initial filming period in Celle, West Germany, John Lennon travelled to southern Spain on this day to continue work on Richard Lester’s How I Won The War.

Paul McCartney watches experimental music in London

The Beatles each pursued individual projects and outside interests during the late summer of 1966. On this evening Paul McCartney attended a performance of experimental music at the Royal College of Art in London.

John Lennon flies to Hanover, Germany

Having finished touring and enjoying a break from recording, The Beatles were free to explore solo projects for the first time. John Lennon accepted an invitation from director Richard Lester to appear in his film How I Won The War.