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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, August 31, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Mercy Sound was well received as a sharply-observed documentary by critics and public alike, and at least 2 requests for copy prints were received, and complied with one being presented to the Lord Mayor of Liverpool for preservation in the city archive, the other going to what has siince become...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, August 30, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles filmed outside Ringo's house, 10 Admiral Grove, Liverpool S. Ringo was filmed coming out through the front door, battling his way through a horde of kids (most of whom loooked around seven-years-old and seemed to have been put there by the television crew) and getting into George's open-...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, August 29, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles filmed walking on the top deck of a ferry boat travelling between Liverpool Pier Head and Wallasey, signing autographs and looking over the bow. Then they shot footage at Speke Airport, South Liverpool, where they acted out an airport arrival, descending the steps of an airplane.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, August 28, 1963 - 0 Comments

Again from 9:30 am, the Beatles filmed in a dressing room at the BBC's Dickenson Road premises in Manchester, frankly discussing their past and their aims and hopes for the future, considering that the present boom probably couldn't last much longer. They were also filmed applying theatrical make-up...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, August 27, 1963 - 0 Comments

Location filming in Southport, Manchester and Liverpool

A six-night residency - two "houses" per night in Southport, just up the coast from Liverpool. The Beatles' repertoire comprised "Roll Over Beethoven", "Thank you Girl", "Chains", "A Taste of Honey", "She Loves You", "Baby, It's You", "From Me...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, August 26th to Saturday, August 31st, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles - Odeon Cinema, Southport

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, August 25, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles - ABC Theatre, Blackpool

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, August 22, 1963 - 0 Comments

Southern Independent Television Centre, Northam, Southampton, Hampshire

Six nights in Bournemouth, two shows each. It was during this week, athe their hotel in town, the Palace Court, that photographer Robert Freeman took the "half-shadow" cover photo for their next album, "With The Beatles".

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, August 21, 1963 - 0 Comments

Studio Three, EMI Studios, London

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, August 19 to Saturday, August 24, 1963 - 0 Comments

Gaumont Cinema, Westover Rd. Bournemouth, Hants

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, August 18, 1963 - 0 Comments

Alpha Telivision Studios, Aston, Birmingham

and Princess Theatre, Torbay Rd. Torquay, Devonshire

The Beatles drove south from Llandudno to Torquay, where they played two shows this evening, by way of the Alpha Television Studios in Aston, Birminham. Here, they rehearsed and taped an appearance on ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, August 14, 1963 - 0 Comments

Studio Four, Granada TV Centre, Manchester

Six nights in concert on the north Wales coast, two "Houses" each. After the 2nd show on Tuesday, the Beatles returned to Liverpool and the next morning drove out across to the Granada TV Centre in Manchester, where - dressed not in suits but, unusually, i...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, August 12 to Saturday, August 17, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles appeared August 12 to August 17th at The Odeon Cinema, Gloddeath Ave. Llandudno, Caernarvonshire

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, August 11, 1963 - 0 Comments

ABC Theatre, Blackpool

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, 1963 - 0 Comments

Springfield Ballroom, St. Saviour, Jersey

Back to Jersey for the last two nights of the Tuesday to Saturday Channel Islands engagement.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, August 8, 1963 - 0 Comments

Auditorium, Candie Gardens, Candie Rd. St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

The Beatles made the 30 mile journey across from Jersey to Guernsey in a 12 seater plane while their equipment was transported by ferry.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, August 6 and Wednesday, August 7, 1963 - 0 Comments

Springfield Ballroom, Janvrin Rd., St. Saviour, Jersey, Channel Islands

These nights were played in Jersey, promoted by John Smith. The Beatle's five nights in the Channel Islands earned them £1,000.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, Aug 5, 1963 - 0 Comments

Urmston Show, Abbotsfield Park, Chassen Rd. Urmston, Lancashire

An interesting engagement - The Beatles headed a four act bill playing inside a huge marquee at this annual South Manchester "Bank Holiday" event, compered by David Hamilton.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, August 4, 1963 - 0 Comments

Queen's Theatre, Blackpool

There were so many fans outside the Queen's, blocking all entrances front and back, the Beatles had to go through a builder's yard, up and across scaffolding, and across to the roof of the theatre, from which they were lowered into the wings through a trap in the roof.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, August 3, 1963 - 0 Comments

Night Cavern Club, Liverpool

After close to 300 Beatles appearances at the Cavern Club, spanning two and a half years, this was the last! The venue had played perhaps the vital role in preparing them for "The Big Time" and now that time had come. Bob Wooler, the Cavern Club compere, remembers Brian...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, Aug 2, 1963 - 0 Comments

Grafton Rooms, Liverpool

The Beatles returned to Merseyside after a 7-week absence to play for the last time at Grafton.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, August 1, 1963 - 0 Comments

Playhouse Theatre, Manchester

Two more sessions for Pop Go The Beatles - editions 11 and 12 - broadcast in the BBC radio Light Programme on Tuesdays, August 27th and September 3rd between 5:00 and 5:29 pm. (The Beatles guests were Cyril Davie's Rhythm & Blues All-Stars featuring Long John Baldry, a...

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