Television: Summer Spin

The day after their final concert in Llandudno, north Wales, on 18 August 1963 The Beatles drove to the Alpha (ATV) Studios in Birmingham for an appearance on Summer Spin, the summer version of Thank Your Lucky Stars.

The Beatles holding 'Thank Your Lucky Stars' signs on 18 August 1963

The show was presented by Pete Murray. The Beatles mimed to two songs: the forthcoming ‘She Loves You’ and its b-side ‘I’ll Get You’. Afterwards they drove to Torquay for a concert at the Princess Theatre.

This edition of Summer Spin was broadcast on Saturday 24 August 1963, from 6.05-6.45pm, across most of the UK’s ITV network.

The Beatles' summer 1963 itinerary

Last updated: 27 June 2023
The Beatles live: Odeon Cinema, Llandudno
The Beatles live: Princess Theatre, Torquay
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