The Beatles: Made on Merseyside
PBS: Monday 29 May at 6.25pm
They’re one of the most famous and popular bands on the planet. Many consider them the best, and the music they created in the ’60s is still loved by millions. But just how did the Beatles make it from the back streets of Liverpool to the top table at the Hall of Fame?
THE BEATLES MADE ON MERSEYSIDE traces the incredible career of Liverpool’s most famous sons, following them from school bands to Hamburg and The Cavern Club, as they took their roots in skiffle and rock ‘n’ roll and created a new sound that would shake the world.
Featuring newly filmed contributions from ‘fifth Beatle’ Pete Best, and those who were there, take a new look at one of the 20th century’s most amazing phenomena – The Beatles.