Tag Archives: light programme

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

Following the success of the first four editions of The Beatles' BBC radio show Pop Go The Beatles, the corporation decided to commission a further 11 editions. The first in this new run was recorded on this day at Studio Five in Maida Vale Studios, London. Read more »

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

The initial run of The Beatles' BBC radio show Pop Go The Beatles was intended to have four editions. The last of these was recorded on this day, though more were to follow once the BBC realised they had a hit show. Read more »

Radio: Pop Go The Beatles

On 30 April 1963 a BBC studio manager, Vernon Lawrence, suggested to his manager, assistant department head Donald MacLean, that The Beatles be given their own radio series. MacLean approved the idea, with four programmes commissioned and the option for a further 11 if successful. Read more »

Radio: Pop Inn

The Beatles were in the BBC Paris Studio in London between 12.30 and 1.45pm for an interview on the BBC Light Programme radio show Pop Inn. Read more »

Radio: Easy Beat

The Beatles recorded three songs for the BBC radio show Easy Beat at the Playhouse Theatre, London on this day. It was their first appearance on the programme. Read more »

Radio: Here We Go

The Beatles appeared five times on the BBC Light Programme's radio show Here We Go (initially known as Teenager's Turn - Here We Go). This was the final occasion. Read more »