Beatlemania: Craig Brown (1963)

In this brilliantly descriptive and entertaining episode of Travels Through Time the award-winning writer and satirist Craig Brown takes us on a cultural tour of 1963. We discuss the Great Train Robbery, the Beatles meteoric rise to fame and the assassination of JFK.


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Show Notes:


Scene One: August 1963, lingering with the robbers in their hide-out at Leatherslade Farm.


Scene Two: Second half of 1963, Jane Asher's family home, Wimpole Street, to see/be Paul McCartney, living with the Ashers, at the time of the first flush of the Beatles’ success.


Scene Three: November 23 1963. In the Texas School Book depository with Lee Harvey Oswald as he shoots President Kennedy.


Memento: Paul McCartney’s handwritten lyrics for ‘Yesterday’


 


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Presenter: Peter Moore


Interview: Artemis Irvine


Guest: Craig Brown


Producer: Maria Nolan


Titles: Jon O


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Craig Brown’s book One, Two, Three Four: The Beatles in Time is available now from 4th Estate books.