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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.

Live: Sporthallen, Eskilstuna, Sweden

Although The Beatles recorded a television appearance the following day in Stockholm, this was the last concert performance of their 1963 tour of Sweden.

Live: Borås Hallen, Borås, Sweden

Following their three concerts in Gothenburg, The Beatles travelled 60 km to Borås, where they played a single show in the Borås Hallen at Bockasjogatan.

Live: Cirkus, Gothenburg, Sweden

The Beatles performed three shows in Gothenburg on this day, at 3pm, 5pm and 8pm. They took place at the Cirkus venue in the Lorensbergsparken district.

Live: Trentham Gardens, Trentham

This was The Beatles’ only performance in Trentham, a suburb of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. They played at the ballroom of the ornate Trentham Gardens.

Live: Caird Hall, Dundee

The third and final night of The Beatles’ mini-tour of Scotland took place at Dundee’s Caird Hall. Also on the bill were Johnny Hudson and the Hi Four, Malcolm Clarke and the Crestas, the Caravelles and Tommy Dene and the Tremors.

Live: Carlton Theatre, Kirkcaldy

This was the second of a three-date Scottish mini tour promoted by Albert Bonici. The Beatles performed two shows on this night, each of which was seen by 1,500 people. The other acts on the bill were Houston Wells and The Fortunes.

Live: Concert Hall, Glasgow

The Beatles began a three-night mini tour of Scotland on this day, with a performance at the Concert Hall in Glasgow. Also on the bill were Mike Berry, and Freddy Starr and the Midnighters.

Live: Public Hall, Preston

This was The Beatles’ second and final concert in Preston, Lancashire. They had performed in the town’s Public Hall on one prior occasion, 26 October 1962.

Live: ABC Theatre, Blackpool

The Beatles’ Sunday nights from July to September 1963 were commonly spent performing in Blackpool, Lancashire. On 1 September they had a rare break, but returned on this day with a show at the ABC Theatre.

Live: Fairfield Hall, Croydon

This was the last of four consecutive dates of a mini tour of England, each promoted by John Smith. They were granted by Brian Epstein following the cancellation of several Mersey Beat Showcase nights earlier in 1963.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Luton

This was The Beatles’ only concert at Luton’s Odeon Cinema, although they did perform in the town on two other occasions.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Taunton

This was The Beatles’ second and final appearance in Taunton, Somerset. The first had also been at the Gaumont Cinema, on 26 February 1963, as part of the Helen Shapiro tour.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Worcester

This was The Beatles’ second and final live appearance in Worcester. They had previously played in the city on 28 May 1963, also at the Gaumont Cinema.