Following their four-day Easter break, The Beatles returned to London’s Scala Theatre to film the concert performance sequence which marked the climax of the A Hard Day’s Night film. Read more »
This was the last of four consecutive days spent filming at the Scala Theatre in London.
After this date The Beatles enjoyed an Easter break before returning to the Scala on 31 March. In between, John and Cynthia Lennon went with George Harrison and Pattie Boyd to Dromolan Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Ringo Starr spent the weekend at Woburn Abbey as the guest of Lord Rudolph Russell, and Paul McCartney remained in London.
This was the third of four consecutive days filming at the Scala Theatre in London.
This was The Beatles’ second day of filming at the Scala Theatre in London. Read more »
This was the first day of filming at the Scala Theatre in London, where the performance finale of A Hard Day’s Night took place.
In all The Beatles were at the Scala for seven working days, until 31 March when the final performance in front of an audience took place. Read more »
The first of three Beatles EPs was released on this day. Simply titled The Beatles, it was issued in mono by the Vee-Jay label as VJEP 1-903. Read more »
A second day of filming corridor scenes at Twickenham Film Studios for A Hard Day’s Night. Read more »
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. Read more »
Day 13 of the shoot for A Hard Day’s Night took The Beatles back to Twickenham Film Studios, where they filmed the dressing room sequences. Read more »
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. Read more »
Studio Two, EMI Studios, Abbey Road
Producer: George Martin
Engineer: Norman Smith
While The Beatles were filming A Hard Day’s Night at Twickenham Film Studios, George Martin oversaw stereo mixes of the group’s two German-language recordings, Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand and Sie Liebt Dich.
The session took place from 10am to midday. After the mixes were ready, copies were sent to West Germany and the USA for release.
Following two days at Twickenham Film Studios, work on A Hard Day’s Night moved to Gatwick Airport. Read more »
The Beatles filmed the hotel room scenes of A Hard Day’s Night on this day at Twickenham Film Studios. Read more »
This was The Beatles’ first day in Twickenham Film Studios, where they would later shoot Help!, Let It Be and a number of promotional videos and solo projects. Read more »
This was the last sequence for The Beatles’ debut movie A Hard Day’s Night filmed inside a train. The group boarded at Acton Main Line in west London, and travelled to Newton Abbot in Devon, before returning to London. Read more »
Day five of the filming for A Hard Day’s Night, The Beatles’ debut feature film. Read more »
The fourth day of filming for The Beatles’ début feature film A Hard Day’s Night. Read more »