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Music of Lennon and McCartney, The [16/12/1965]

Synopsis
Television show in which Paul McCartney and John Lennon were joined by a number of artists, each giving their versions of Beatles’ songs. There is a comic tour de force from Peter Sellers, intoning ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ in the manner of Laurence Olivier’s portrayal of Richard III.
Series
Music of Lennon and McCartney, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
16 Dec 1965 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
44 mins

Credits

Director
Philip Casson
Producer
John Hamp
Cast
John Lennon 
Paul McCartney 
Peter SellersRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Olivier, Laurence (1907-1989); Impersonations
Related items
Monday Night Clive [14/06/1999]
Sellers in the Attic

Notes

Textual information
The BFI National Archive copy is an off-air recording from 30 January 1985.

Production Company

Name

Granada Television

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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