The Beatles live: Gaumont Cinema, Doncaster

This was the third and final occasion on which The Beatles performed at Doncaster’s Gaumont Cinema. They had previously visited on 5 February and 22 March 1963.

The Beatles' 1963 winter tour programmeThis time it was the 31st date of the group’s 1963 Autumn Tour. In their dressing room The Beatles gave an interview to Australian radio journalist Dibbs Mather for the BBC Transcription Service, to be broadcast overseas. The interview featured John Lennon reciting his poem Neville Club, and announcing his intention to publish a book of his writings. The recording was first heard in the internationally-broadcast show Dateline London.

The Beatles’ setlist in Doncaster contained 10 songs: ‘I Saw Her Standing There’, ‘From Me To You’, ‘All My Loving’, ‘You Really Got A Hold On Me’, ‘Roll Over Beethoven’, ‘Boys’, ‘Till There Was You’, ‘She Loves You’, ‘Money (That’s What I Want)’ and ‘Twist And Shout’.

Last updated: 25 January 2024
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