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The Beatles In London 1961 – 1965
The Beatlemania! virtual tour is available as a private tour. GET IN TOUCH to book or enquire.
For the walking tour version click HERE
|Beatlemania! is written & hosted by Adam|
|This virtual tour is conducted via Zoom and lasts approx 1 hour – 75 minutes|
|Selected Themes, Artists, Periods & Genres|
|The Beatles, Brian Epstein, Soho, West End, theatre history, social history, music facts & trivia, drug culture, pop culture, show business history, sexuality & identity, music criticism & review, counterculture, the 1960s|
This tour zooms in on The Beatles as they arrive in London in December 1961 – for their infamous failed audition with Decca Records – and follows their footsteps from obscurity to world superstardom.
From the freezing blue winter of ’61/’62 to the Day-Glo threshold of the summer of love via the White Hot Heat of political, social and artistic upheaval. We’ll find The Beatles IN the 60s… as well as The Beatles AND the 60s
Piccadilly Circus for the glamorous premiere of A Hard Day’s Night
The theatre where Beatlemania was born
The club where George & John took their first acid trip
The old HMV shop and a chance encounter for Brian Epstein that changed the path of pop culture
The BBC and the pop music “ban”
The fall of a government under the weight of a sex scandal
Beatles manager Brian Epstein – the tragic trajectory of The Fifth Beatle
Song publisher Dick James and the death of old Tin Pan Alley
The Rolling Stones – friends or rivals?