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Filming: Strawberry Fields Forever

The second day of filming for the Strawberry Fields Forever promotional clip took place on this day at Knole Park in Sevenoaks, Kent.

Filming: Strawberry Fields Forever

Having decided that their next single would be the double a-side Strawberry Fields Forever and Penny Lane, The Beatles took part in promotional films. Work began on this day in Knole Park in Sevenoaks, Kent.

John Lennon is filmed with Bob Dylan

The Beatles were all fans of Bob Dylan, whom they had first met in August 1964. They met him again the following year, and once more on this day during his tour of the United Kingdom.

Filming: Paperback Writer, Rain

Following the previous day‘s shoot inside EMI Studios, The Beatles went on location at Chiswick House in London, to film promotional clips for their forthcoming single Paperback Writer/Rain.

Filming: Paperback Writer, Rain

Studio One, EMI Studios, Abbey Road For the imminent release of the Paperback Writer/Rain single, The Beatles were unwilling to appear on television for promotion. Instead, they took part in a two-day shoot which resulted in a total of seven promotional films for the songs.

The Beatles discuss their third film project

The day after The Beatles’ final UK concert took place in Cardiff, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison had a meeting to discuss the group’s third film project.

World première of Help!

The Beatles’ second film Help! had its royal première at the London Pavilion, Piccadilly Circus, London.

Recording: post-sync work for Help!

Although The Beatles had finished filming Help! on 11 May 1965, they returned to Twickenham Film Studios on this day to record post-sync work for the audio track.

Filming: Help!

This was The Beatles’ second day of filming at Cliveden House, a 19th century stately home in Maidenhead, Berkshire.

Filming: Help!

This was the first of a two-day shoot at Cliveden House in Maidenhead, Berkshire, a sumptuous stately home dating from the 19th century.

Filming: Help!

The Beatles filmed a number of scenes for Help! on this day, in London and St Margaret’s, Twickenham.