Between 7 March 1962 and 20 May 1965, The Beatles as a group gave 52 known musical performances on a variety of BBC radio shows, in addition to many more interviews and unscheduled news appearances, together or individually.

Here is a list of all those sessions containing musical performances, including the recording and broadcast dates and the songs played. Please note that some of the dates listed by Apple for certain songs on On Air – Live At The BBC Volume 2 and Bootleg Recordings 1963 are incorrect; the actual dates are below.

The Beatles outside a BBC radio studio

* Not broadcast
** Released on Live At The BBC (1994)
† Released on Anthology 1 (1995)
‡ Released on ‘Baby It’s You’ single (1995)
§ Released on On Air – Live At The BBC Volume 2 (2013)
# Released on Bootleg Recordings 1963 (2013)

Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go
Recorded: 7 March 1962
Broadcast: 8 March 1962
‘Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream?)’
‘Memphis, Tennessee’
‘Please Mister Postman’
Teenager’s Turn – Here We Go
Recorded: 11 June 1962
Broadcast: 15 June 1962
‘Ask Me Why’
‘Besame Mucho’
‘A Picture Of You’
Here We Go
Recorded: 25 October 1962
Broadcast: 26 October 1962
The Talent Spot
Recorded: 27 November 1962
Broadcast: 4 December 1962
Here We Go
Recorded: 16 January 1963
Broadcast: 25 January 1963
Saturday Club
Recorded: 22 January 1963
Broadcast:26 January 1963
The Talent Spot
Recorded: 22 January 1963
Broadcast: 29 January 1963
Parade Of The Pops
Recorded: 20 February 1963
Broadcast: 20 February 1963
Here We Go
Recorded: 6 March 1963
Broadcast: 12 March 1963
Saturday Club
Recorded: 16 March 1963
Broadcast: 16 March 1963
On The Scene
Recorded: 21 March 1963
Broadcast: 28 March 1963
Side By Side
Recorded: 1 April 1963
Broadcast: 22 April 1963
Side By Side
Recorded: 1 April 1963
Broadcast: 13 May 1963
Easy Beat
Recorded: 3 April 1963
Broadcast: 7 April 1963
Side By Side
Recorded: 4 April 1963
Broadcast: 24 June 1963
Swinging Sound 63
Recorded: 18 April 1963
Broadcast: 18 April 1963
Saturday Club
Recorded: 21 May 1963
Broadcast: 25 May 1963
Steppin’ Out
Recorded: 21 May 1963
Broadcast: 3 June 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 24 May 1963
Broadcast: 4 June 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 1 June 1963
Broadcast: 11 June 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 1 June 1963
Broadcast: 18 June 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 17 June 1963
Broadcast: 25 June 1963
Easy Beat
Recorded: 19 June 1963
Broadcast: 23 June 1963
Saturday Club
Recorded: 24 June 1963
Broadcast: 29 June 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 2 July 1963
Broadcast: 16 July 1963
The Beat Show
Recorded: 3 July 1963
Broadcast: 4 July 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 10 July 1963
Broadcast: 23 July 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 10 July 1963
Broadcast: 30 July 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 16 July 1963
Broadcast: 6 August 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 16 July 1963
Broadcast: 13 August 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 16 July 1963
Broadcast: 20 August 1963
Easy Beat
Recorded: 17 July 1963
Broadcast: 21 July 1963
Saturday Club
Recorded: 30 July 1963
Broadcast: 24 August 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 1 August 1963
Broadcast: 27 August 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 1 August 1963
Broadcast: 3 September 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 3 September 1963
Broadcast: 10 September 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 3 September 1963
Broadcast: 17 September 1963
Pop Go The Beatles
Recorded: 3 September 1963
Broadcast: 24 September 1963
‘Pop Go The Beatles’
‘She Loves You’ (from the 9/10/63 broadcast) #
‘Ask Me Why’ §
‘Devil In Her Heart’ §
‘I Saw Her Standing There’ #
‘Sure To Fall (In Love With You)’ §
‘Twist And Shout’ #
‘Pop Go The Beatles’
Saturday Club
Recorded: 7 September 1963
Broadcast: 5 October 1963
The Ken Dodd Show
Recorded: 9 October 1963
Broadcast: 3 November 1963
Easy Beat
Recorded: 16 October 1963
Broadcast: 20 October 1963
Saturday Club
Recorded: 17 December 1963
Broadcast: 21 December 1963
‘All I Want For Christmas’
‘All My Loving’
‘This Boy’ §
‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ #
‘Till There Was You’ #
‘Roll Over Beethoven’ #
‘She Loves You’ (from the 10/5/63 broadcast)
‘Crimble Medley’
From Us To You
Recorded: 18 December 1963
Broadcast: 26 December 1963
Saturday Club
Recorded: 7 January 1964
Broadcast: 15 February 1964
From Us To You
Recorded: 28 February 1964
Broadcast: 30 March 1964
Saturday Club
Recorded: 31 March 1964
Broadcast: 4 April 1964
From Us To You
Recorded: 1 May 1964
Broadcast: 18 May 1964
Top Gear
Recorded: 14 July 1964
Broadcast: 16 July 1964
From Us To You
Recorded: 17 July 1964
Broadcast: 3 August 1964
Top Gear
Recorded: 17 November 1964
Broadcast: 26 November 1964
Saturday Club
Recorded: 25 November 1964
Broadcast: 26 December 1964
‘Rock And Roll Music’ **
‘I’m A Loser’ (recorded for Top Gear, 17 November 1964)
‘Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby’ (recorded for Top Gear, 17 November 1964) **
‘I Feel Fine’ (recorded for Top Gear, 17 November 1964)
‘Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!’ §
‘She’s A Woman’ (recorded for Top Gear, 17 November 1964)
The Beatles (Invite You To Take A Ticket To Ride)
Recorded: 26 May 1965
Broadcast: 7 June 1965

* Not broadcast
** Released on Live At The BBC (1994)
† Released on Anthology 1 (1995)
‡ Released on ‘Baby It’s You’ single (1995)
§ Released on On Air – Live At The BBC Volume 2 (2013)
# Released on Bootleg Recordings 1963 (2013)