1963 BBC documentary on the music of Liverpool, focusing on The Beatles and two unknown bands – The Undertakers and Group One. There’s live footage of all three groups plus interviews with band members, fans, club managers, guitar shop owners and, of course, Brian Epstein.
The original 1963 BBC documentary on the Merseybeat explosion. Includes exclusive footage of The Beatles at Southport’s Little Theatre performing Twist and shout Love me do She loves you and are interviewed collectively and individually backstage signing contracts being mobbed on the road at the hairdressers and rehearsing. Interviews with Liverpudlians a club manager editor Bill Harry a guitar shop manager Brian Epstein and TV producer Jim Casey. Group One and The Undertakers are shown at Liverpool’s first downtown ‘beat’ venue -The Iron Door.