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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, December 24, 1963 to Tuesday, December 31, 1963

Astoria Cinema, Seven Sisters Rd.

Finsbury Park, London

This stage production, "The Beatles Christmas Show", conceived and presented by Brian Epstein, and typical of the man, encompassed comedy, pantomime and music. It settled in at the Astoria for a 16 night run, two "houses" each except for Dece...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, December 23, 1963

The Beatles had today off....

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, December 22, 1963

Empire Theatre, Liverpool

The 2nd concert form only presentation of "The Beatles Christmas Show".

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, December 21, 1963

Gaumont Cinema, Bradford

The first of two special northern previews of "The Beatles Christmas Show", although in concert form only, without the elaborate costumes and inelaborate comedy sketches, and the almost extravagant stage sets, still being assembled in London.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, December 20, 1963

The Beatles had another day off today.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, December 19, 1963

The Beatles enjoyed today off.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, December 18, 1963

BBC Paris Studio, London

In the summer the Beatles had enjoyed their own 15-part BBC radio series. This day's recording was for perhaps an even greater honor: their own two hour special, to be broadcast in the Light Programme on Boxing Day "bank holiday", Thursday, December 26th, between 10:00 and ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, December 17, 1963

Playhouse Theatre, London

Another top billed appearance on the BBC radio show Saturday Club, rehearsed and recorded from 3:00 to 6:30 pm and broadcast in the Christmas edition, transmitted in the Light Programme between 10:00 am and 12:00 noon on December 21st.

The Beatles performed six songs, "Al...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, December 16, 1963

Today, the Beatles took a break.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, December 15, 1963

Alpha Television Studios, Aston, Birmingham

Following its success with the June 29th all-Liverpool edition of Lucky Stars (Summer Spin), ABC' Television this day shot a second such programme for the main series Thank Your Lucky Stars. All of the acts were Merseysiders, and Cavern Club compere Bob W...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, December 14, 1963

Wimbledon Palais, High St. Merton

Wimbledon, London

The Beatles Southern Area Fan Club's equivalent to the Liverpool festivities the previous Saturday. In addition to their mid-afternoon live performance, the Beatles lined up behind the Palias' bar and shook hands with all 3,000 ecstatic fans who ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, December 13, 1963

Gaumont Cinema, Southampton

The final date on the long "Autumn Tour" which had started in Cheltenham on November 1st.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, December 12, 1963

The Beatles performing at the Odeon Cinema, Nottingham

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, December 11, 1963

The Beatles performing a the Futurist Theatre, Foreshore Rd. South Bay, Scarborough, Yorkshire

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, December 10, 1963

Gaumont Cinema, Doncaster

In their dressing room at the Gaumont, sometimes straining to make themselves heard above the shouting and singing fans outside, the Beatles gave an entertaining interview to a British-domiciled Australian broadcaster, Dibbs Mather, for overseas distribution by the BBC's T...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, December 9, 1963

Odeon Cinema, Southend-On-Sea

Once again, a TV news crew, this time from the BBC, interviewed the Beatles in their dressing room. It was becomin a regular occurrence.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, December 8, 1963

Odeon Cinema, Lewisham, London

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, December 7, 1963

Empire Theatre, Liverpool and Odeon Cinema, London Rd. Liverpool

The Beatles' first home-town concerts in four months were part of an exceedingly hectic day. The afternoon was a special affair, a concert at the Empire Theatre before 2500 members of the group's Northern Area Fan Club, though the res...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, December 6, 1963

Last day for a Beatles break......

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, December 5, 1963

Today, the Beatles still enjoying a much needed break!

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, December 4, 1963

The Beatles are off today, enjoying a break.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, December 3, 1963

Guildhall, Portsmouth

The concert re-arranged from Tuesday, November 12th. From December 4th to 6th, the Beatles enjoyed a break.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, December 2, 1963

Studio C, Elstree Studio Centre, Eldon Ave, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire and Ballroom, Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London

The Beatles spent the period from mid-morning to late-afternoon at Associated TeleVision's Elstree Studio Centre (not to be confused with the nearby Elstree Film Studio), wh...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, December 1, 1963

The Beatles - De Montfort Hall, Leicester

After this date, the tour resumed on the 3rd.

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