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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.

Television: A Degree Of Frost

Paul McCartney made his first television appearance without the other Beatles on this day. He was interviewed by David Frost for the BBC show A Degree Of Frost, in Studio 4 at BBC Television Centre in Wood Lane, London.

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.

The Beatles’ first Top Of The Pops appearance

Between 7pm and 8.30pm The Beatles were at the BBC’s Television Theatre (since renamed the Shepherd’s Bush Empire) in west London, to film their debut appearance on Top Of The Pops.

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.

Filming: A Hard Day’s Night

The Beatles enjoyed a well-earned weekend off after filming at Gatwick Airport, but the shooting schedule for A Hard Day’s Night resumed on this day at Twickenham Film Studios.

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.

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.

Radio: The Public Ear

Although The Beatles had a well-earned day off from their Christmas Show season, George Harrison and Ringo Starr granted an interview to the BBC.

Radio: From Us To You

On this day The Beatles recorded a two-hour radio special, to be broadcast on the BBC Light Programme service on Boxing Day 1963.

Radio: Saturday Club

The Beatles recorded their contribution to the 1963 Christmas edition of the BBC radio show Saturday Club on this day at the Playhouse Theatre in London.

Live, television: It’s The Beatles

Following their appearance on the BBC television show Juke Box Jury, The Beatles recorded a special concert appearance for the corporation at Liverpool’s Empire Theatre.

Television: Juke Box Jury

A busy day for The Beatles. In the afternoon they filmed a special edition of the BBC television show Juke Box Jury, before performing for 2,500 hometown fans. In the evening they played another two shows at the nearby Odeon Cinema.

Television: Day By Day, South Today

The Beatles’ concert at the Guildhall, Portsmouth was postponed after Paul McCartney fell victim to gastric flu, and was rescheduled for 3 December 1963.

Radio: Easy Beat

The Beatles recorded their fourth and final session on the BBC radio show Easy Beat on this day.

Radio: The Ken Dodd Show

On John Lennon‘s 23rd birthday The Beatles made their only appearance on the BBC radio programme The Ken Dodd Show. It was recorded at the BBC Paris Studio in London.