Sunday, 14 January, 1964 The Beatles return to the London Palladium for their second appearance on the top rated TV show “Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium.” The show was broadcast live between 8:25 and 9:25pm with the Fab Four topping the bill. They performed a five song set, I Want To Hold [...]
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Sunday, 15 December, 1963 The Beatles tape a special Merseybeat edition of the ABC Television pop program Thank Your Lucky Stars at the Aplha TV Studios in Birmingham. Also appearing were Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas, Cilla Black (singing the Lennon & McCartney song – Love of the Love), Tommy Quickly, Gerry & The [...]
Monday, 9 December, 1963 The Beatles traveled from London to the seaside resort of Southend for a gig at the town’s Odeon Cinema. As was becoming customary before the show they received a visit from a local BBC TV film crew for the inevitable interview.
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, 2 December, 1963 The Beatles spent most of the day at the Elstree studios of ATV taping an appearance on the top TV comedy show, The Morecambe and Wise Show which would be broadcast on 18 April, 1964. The Beatles performed This Boy, All My Loving and I Want To Hold Your Hand, as [...]
Tuesday, 26 November, 1963 The Beatles arrive in Cambridge for two houses at the Regal Cinema. Before the show they are interviewed by the local BBC-TV station for the East at Six-Ten program.
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 [...]
Wednesday, 20 November, 1963 The Beatles played two shows at the ABC Cinema in the Ardwick area of Manchester. A Pathe News crew filmed several back stage sequences along with performances of She Loves You and Twist and Shout for a newsreel segment entitled “The Beatles Come To Town.” A local Granada TV crew was [...]
Saturday, 16 November, 1963 The Beatles play the Winter Gardens in Bournemouth. Various sections of this gig were filmed by TV crews from all three major US networks, NBC, ABC and CBS. The CBS section (below) earned the distinction of being the first appearance of The Beatles on US TV when it was aired on [...]
Wednesday, 13 November, 1963 The Beatles recorded and interview for the Westward TV show “Move Over Dad,” (which will be broadcast on November 16th). In the evening they played a gig at the nearby ABC Cinema in Plymouth. Click here for a short clip looking back at The Beatle’s 1963 visit to Plymouth.