Category Archives: Television

Beatlemania begins: Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Although The Beatles' popularity had been growing steadily and to increasingly frantic heights throughout 1963, their appearance at the London Palladium on Sunday 13 October catapulted into the attentions of the mainstream media, who coined the term 'Beatlemania' to describe the scenes of screaming fans. Read more »

Television: Summer Spin

The Beatles headlined a special edition of Summer Spin - the summer title of Thank Your Lucky Stars - dedicated to Mersey Beat groups. It was recorded at Alpha TV Studios in Birmingham. Read more »

Television: The 625 Show – The Beatles’ first national TV appearance

Although they had by this time made 11 appearances on regional and independent television programmes in Britain, this was The Beatles' debut on the BBC, giving them a nationwide audience for the first time. Read more »