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A Hard Day's Night

Anarchic and offbeat 1960s story of 36 hours in the lives of The Beatles as they travel to a TV show. The film uses a variety of cinematographic styles including documentary, surrealism and neo-realism to create one of the milestone pictures of the decade.

Release date:

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Boxing Day 2016 01:15

Credits

Role Contributor
HimselfJohn Lennon
HimselfPaul McCartney
HimselfGeorge Harrison
HimselfRingo Starr
GrandfatherWilfrid Brambell
NormNorman Rossington
ShakeJohn Junkin
TV DirectorVictor Spinetti
MillieAnna Quayle
DirectorRichard Lester
ProducerWalter Shenson
WriterAlun Owen

Making A Hard Day's Night with The Beatles

Making A Hard Day's Night with The Beatles

BBC Radio 4 explores The Beatles' first foray into film and the wider cultural impact.

Richard Lester on A Hard Day's Night

Richard Lester on A Hard Day's Night

The film director describes how the Beatles movie was unlike anything made before.

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