Sunday, 22 December, 1963 The Beatles perform a second “songs only” preview/rehearsal of their upcoming Christmas show at the Empire Theatre in Liverpool.
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Saturday, 7 December, 1963 The Beatles returned from a few days off to what was probably one of the busiest days of their career to date. At home in Liverpool for the first time in four months they would record two TV shows, record a radio interview and play two shows – all in one [...]
Monday, 25 November, 1963 The Beatles spend the afternoon at the Granada TV studios in Manchester taping segments for two shows, Late Scene Extra (shown on 27th November) and Scene at 6:30 (shown on 20th December). The Beatles mimed to playbacks of I Want To Hold Your Hand and This Boy, and recorded an interview [...]
Friday, 30 August, 1963 Filming for the BBC TV documentary continues in Liverpool. This time it picks up outside Ringo’s house at 10 Admiral Grove with Ringo battling his way past a crowd of adoring and screaming kids to George’s waiting open topped car. John and Paul were present but did not participate in this [...]
Thursday, 29 August, 1963 Another day of shooting for the BBC TV documentary, this time back home in Liverpool with The Beatles filmed walking on the top deck of a Mersey ferry boat, signing autographs etc. Then it was off to Liverpool’s Speke airport (now John Lennon Airport) to film a fake arrival scene with [...]
Saturday, 3 August, 1963 The end of an era. The Beatles last performance at the Cavern Club, the venue that became synonymous with their early career. In two and a half years they played at the Matthew Street club in the heart of Liverpool city center close to 300 times. Brain Epstein promises that they [...]
Friday, 2 August, 1963 The Beatles perform at the Grafton Rooms in Liverpool. This will be their final performance at the Grafton.
Wednesday, 31 July, 1963 Back in the Liverpool area, The Beatles perform at the Imperial Ballroom in Nelson.
Tuesday, 18 June, 1963 Paul McCartney’s 21st birthday is celebrated with a party at the house of Paul’s Auntie Gin. in Huyton, Liverpool. John Lennon, who had become drunk, grew enraged when Bob Wooler hinted that John and Brian Epstein may have had a homosexual affair during their vacation to Spain. Lennon gave Wooler a [...]
Friday, 14 June, 1963 The Beatles play their last gig at, one time regular venue, the Tower Ballroom in New Brighton as part of a Brian Epstein promoted “Mersey Beat Showcase.“