This date, the 12th of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour, was the second time they performed at the Gaumont State Cinema in London’s Kilburn district. They had previously performed there on 9 April 1964. Read more »
There were normally two ‘houses’ during the run of The Beatles’ Christmas Show. On this evening, however, there was just one, to give the group, the crew and the other performers enough time to prepare for their New Year celebrations. Read more »
The Beatles performed twice on this day, as part of the continuing run at the Astoria Cinema in Finsbury Park, London. The season continued until 11 January 1964. Read more »
The Beatles’ Christmas Show season continued on this day, with two more shows at the Astoria Cinema in London’s Finsbury Park. Read more »
This was the second night of performances at the Astoria Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, for The Beatles’ 1963 Christmas season specials. The Beatles flew from Liverpool to London during the day, following their Christmas Day break. Read more »
The single with which The Beatles arrived in America, I Want To Hold Your Hand was released on Boxing Day 1963 by Capitol Records. Read more »
The 33rd and penultimate date of The Beatles’ 1963 Autumn Tour of the UK and Ireland took place at the Odeon Cinema in Nottingham. Read more »
The Beatles’ celebrated appearance on The Morecambe And Wise Show was filmed at ATV’s Elstree Studio Centre in Borehamwood on this day, although it wasn’t broadcast to the nation until April 1964. Read more »
The Beatles had performed at Sunderland’s Empire Theatre on one previous occasion: 9 February 1963, on the bottom of the bill of the Helen Shapiro tour, two days before they recorded the bulk of the Please Please Me album.
This time, naturally, they were the main draw for the sell-out crowd. The occasion was the 25th date of their 1963 Autumn Tour, and they performed a 10-song set: I Saw Her Standing There, From Me To You, All My Loving, You Really Got A Hold On Me, Roll Over Beethoven, Boys, Till There Was You, She Loves You, Money (That’s What I Want) and Twist And Shout.
The Beatles performed elsewhere in Sunderland on one other date: at the Rink Ballroom on 14 May 1963.
The Beatles’ fifth UK single was an instant smash, with pre-orders of more than a million copies. Read more »
The Beatles had a break from their Autumn Tour, and spent the afternoon at the Granada television studios in Manchester filming a performance and interview for the Late Scene Extra and Scene At 6.30 programmes. Read more »
This was The Beatles’ second concert at this Carlisle venue, following their show earlier in the year on 8 February.
21 November was the 17th date of The Beatles’ 1963 Autumn Tour. Their setlist contained 10 songs: I Saw Her Standing There, From Me To You, All My Loving, You Really Got A Hold On Me, Roll Over Beethoven, Boys, Till There Was You, She Loves You, Money (That’s What I Want) and Twist And Shout.
The Beatles returned to the Warwickshire city of Coventry precisely one year to the day after their first live show there. Read more »
Prior to their evening concert at the ABC Cinema in Plymouth, The Beatles were interviewed for the ITV show Move Over, Dad, made by the Westward Television company. Read more »