Posts Categorized: Radio

Radio: The World Of Books

John Lennon recorded an interview for the BBC Home Service programme The World Of Books on this day at the offices of NEMS Enterprises at Argyll Street, London.

Radio: Pop Inn

After completing the slow-motion scene in Help! at Twickenham Film Studios in the morning, The Beatles remained on site to take part in a live radio interview for the BBC show Pop Inn.

Radio: Saturday Club

This was The Beatles’ 10th and final session recorded for the BBC radio’s Satuday Club, although they gave subsequent interviews to the show until 1966.

Radio: The Teen Scene

On this evening Brian Epstein held a party at his home at Flat 15, Whaddon House, William Mews, London. Each of The Beatles attended, as did Judy Garland, Cilla Black, Lionel Bart and members of The Rolling Stones.

Radio: From Us To You

The Beatles visited the BBC’s Paris Studio in London on this day to record a fourth appearance on the From Us To You show.

Radio: Top Gear

The Beatles made an appearance on the first edition of the BBC radio show Top Gear, a weekly late-night pop music programme, on this day.

Radio: From Us To You

Recording for the third edition of The Beatles’ BBC radio show From Us To You took place on this day at the BBC Paris Studio in London between 6.30 and 9.30pm.

Radio: Saturday Club

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.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

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.

Radio: The Public Ear

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.

Radio: From Us To You

The Beatles had recorded a BBC radio bank holiday special, From Us To You, on 18 December 1963, which was broadcast on Boxing Day. The show’s success ensured a follow-up, recorded on this day in Studio One at the BBC’s Piccadilly Studios in London.

Radio: Saturday Club

While The Beatles were enjoying their first full day in America, back in the UK the BBC broadcast interviews and reports on the popular radio show Saturday Club, presented by Brian Matthew.

Live: Olympia Theatre, Paris

The usual two performances at the Olympia, topping a bill that also featured Trini Lopez and Sylvie Vartan. This was the ninth date of The Beatles’ Parisian residency.

Radio: American Forces Network

In addition to their two shows at the Olympia that evening, The Beatles recorded an interview at the Paris studio of the American Forces Network (AFN) radio service, which was broadcast the following day. The interviewer was Harold Kelley.

Live: Olympia Theatre, Paris

Unusually, The Beatles played three sets at Paris’ Olympia Theatre on this day. They normally performed two shows each evening during their concert residency, which began on 16 January 1964 and ended on 4 February.

Radio: Saturday Club

Prior to their evening performances for The Beatles’ Christmas Show, The Beatles recorded a music session for the BBC radio show Saturday Club.