Posts Tagged: bbc

BBC Radio 2′s bank holiday Beatles bonanza

BBC Radio 2 held a series of special Beatles programmes over the late August bank holiday weekend, with new shows and archive material – including the previously lost master tape of The Lennon And McCartney Songbook from 1966.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono are interviewed for BBC radio’s Night Ride

Early in the morning of 12 December 1968, following their performances in The Rolling Stones’ Rock And Roll Circus, John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave an interview to the BBC radio show Night Ride. The show was presented by John Peel, and went out live from the BBC’s Broadcasting House in central London from 12.05-2am… Read more »

Radio: The Kenny Everett Show

During the session for Don’t Pass Me By, The Beatles were interviewed in the studio by the presenter of BBC radio’s weekly The Kenny Everett Show.

Television: Omnibus – All My Loving

In the spring of 1968 an edition of the BBC television series Omnibus was made about the British rock scene. On this day The Beatles appeared in a short sequence for the programme.

The Beatles on Our World: All You Need Is Love

With seemingly unstoppable momentum during the summer of 1967, on 18 May The Beatles signed a contract to represent the BBC, and Britain, on Our World, the world’s first live television satellite link-up to be seen by approximately 400 million people across five continents.

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.

The Beatles’ only live Top Of The Pops appearance

Although by June 1966 it had been running for over two years, The Beatles had never previously appeared live on the BBC music show Top Of The Pops. They had pre-recorded exclusive performances in BBC studios, or sent promotional clips to be played on the show.