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To celebrate fifty years since THE BEATLES released their first single ‘Love Me Do’ in October 1962, Let It Be, a theatrical concert, which showcases the works of the world’s most successful rock’n’roll band, opens at the Prince of Wales Theatre 24 Sep 2012, following previews from 14 Sep - running to 19 Jan 2013.
The show uses video footage to tell the story of the band’s meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club, through the height of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces.
Featuring more than twenty of The Beatles’ greatest hits, including I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Hard Day’s Night, Day Tripper, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Strawberry Fields, When I’m 64, Hello Goodbye, Get Back and many more, all performed by hand-picked master musicians.
It is the first time that the Grand Theatrical Rights to The Beatles’ back catalogue have been granted by Sony/ATV for a West End production.
The West End show is produced by Jamie Hendry Productions, Annerin Productions, Rain Productions, BB Promotion, MagicSpace Entertainment & Julian Stoneman Associates.
In November 1963, The Beatles performed on the Royal Variety Performance in front of Her Majesty the Queen at the Prince of Wales Theatre.