16 January 1963
BBC Playhouse Theatre
St. John's Road
Hulme, Manchester

This is The Beatles' fifth appearance on the BBC.
These recordings were broadcast 25 January on the program,
Here We Go. These recording were only recently discovered.

Hear the performance

Please Please Me
Ask Me Why

Also performed and recorded was the song "Three Cool Cats".
The song was not featured on the broadcast and the master tape
was likely destroyed.


This ad was featured in the January 17-31, 1963 issue of Mersey Beat
which was on the streets at the time of this performance.