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"The Beatles Anthology" (1995) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 1995 | 1996


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: July '40 to March '63

11 November 1995
Among the topics, The Beatles discuss in this episode are: their childhoods, their early musical influences, how they met, their time in Hamburg, and their early recordings.

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

Paul McCartney ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Neil Aspinall ... Himself

George Martin ... Himself
Derek Taylor ... Himself

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)
Pete Best ... Himself (archive footage)

Jack Collins ... Father (archive footage)
Brian Epstein ... Himself (archive footage)
Astrid Kirchherr ... Herself (archive footage)
Fran Manfred ... Arabella (archive footage)
Stuart Sutcliffe ... Himself (archive footage)

Tuesday Weld ... Dori (archive footage)
Murray the 'K' ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Pattie Boyd ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Wilfrid Brambell ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mal Evans ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cynthia Lennon ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Richard Lester ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Dudley Moore ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jimmy Nichols ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Elvis Presley ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Norman Rossington ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ed Sullivan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: March '63 to February '64

11 November 1995
Focuses on the group's first tours and television appearances in their native UK, and how it lead to "Beatlemania" and popularity abroad.

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

Paul McCartney ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Neil Aspinall ... Himself

George Martin ... Himself
Derek Taylor ... Himself

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)
Cathy ... Herself - Beatles' fan, Liverpool (archive footage)
Cynthia Lennon ... Herself (archive footage)
Mal Evans ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Brian Jones ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Eric Morecambe ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Roy Orbison ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Keith Richards ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Charlie Watts ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ernie Wise ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bill Wyman ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: February '64 to July '64

19 November 1995
The Beatles become just as successful in the US, as in the UK, when they hit #1 on the US charts. This leads to a tour of America, appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show", and starring in the feature film "A Hard Day's Night".

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)
Wilfrid Brambell ... Himself (archive footage)
Brian Epstein ... Himself (archive footage)

George Harrison ... Himself
Cynthia Lennon ... Herself (archive footage)

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

George Martin ... Himself

Paul McCartney ... Himself
Princess Margaret ... Helself (archive footage)
Lord Snowdon ... Himself (archive footage)

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Derek Taylor ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 4: August '64 to August '65

11 November 1995
Beatlemania continues as Paul's new song diverges from the Rock'n'Roll genre. Individual traits become more clear whilst clean cut images are maintained. The band reflects on marijuana usage and political recognition during this time.

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

Paul McCartney ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Neil Aspinall ... Himself

George Martin ... Himself
Derek Taylor ... Himself

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)

Bob Dylan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ed Sullivan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: August '65 to July '66

22 November 1995
They review their performance and people reaction at the Shea Stadium show and their trip to Japan. At that time, they were experimenting: in drugs usage, and also in music. Rubber Soul and Revolver albums are expressions of that.

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

Paul McCartney ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Neil Aspinall ... Himself

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)
Mal Evans ... Himself (archive footage)

Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage)

George Martin ... Himself

Elvis Presley ... Himself (archive footage)

Ravi Shankar ... Himself (archive footage)

Ed Sullivan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: July '66 to June '67

22 November 1995
The band takes a new direction after a series of backlashes against the group leads them to stop touring and focus their time on the studio.

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

Paul McCartney ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Neil Aspinall ... Himself

George Martin ... Himself
Magic Alex ... Himself (archive footage)

Jane Asher ... Herself (archive footage)

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)

Pattie Boyd ... Herself (archive footage)
Paula Boyd ... Herself (archive footage)
Brian Epstein ... Himself (archive footage)
Imelda Marcos ... Herself (archive footage)
Mal Evans ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Marianne Faithfull ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Jimi Hendrix ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Donovan Leitch Jr. ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cynthia Lennon ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Julian Lennon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Michael Nesmith ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Keith Richards ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Maureen Starkey ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Charlie Watts ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: June '67 to July '68

5 September 1996
In this part, they review topics like their trip to India with Maharishi guru, Brian Epstein's death, the Apple business expansion, the Yellow Submarine movie and finally the relationship between John and Yoko Ono.

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

Paul McCartney ... Himself

George Harrison ... Himself

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Neil Aspinall ... Himself

George Martin ... Himself
Derek Taylor ... Himself

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)
Brian Epstein ... Himself (archive footage)
Jessie Robins ... Herself / Ringo's Aunt / Singer (archive footage)

Jane Asher ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Pattie Boyd ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Eric Clapton ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mal Evans ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Tom Evans ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Marianne Faithfull ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Prudence Farrow ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Alan Freeman ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Pete Ham ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mary Hopkin ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Mick Jagger ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Brian Jones ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Donovan Leitch Jr. ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Cynthia Lennon ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Little Richard ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jackie Lomax ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mike Love ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Keith Moon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Yoko Ono ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Princess Margaret ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Keith Richards ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Maureen Starkey ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ed Sullivan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

James Taylor ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Charlie Watts ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bill Wyman ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: July '68 to the End

5 September 1996
There is a revision of the two last years of the band with the recording process of Abbey Road and Let it Be, the changes in Apple Records, and the concert in the rooftop.

The Beatles ... Themselves (archive footage)

Pattie Boyd ... Herself (archive footage)
Lee Eastman ... Himself (archive footage)
Mal Evans ... Himself (archive footage)

David Frost ... Himself (archive footage)

George Harrison ... Himself
Allen Klein ... Himself (archive footage)

John Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

Julian Lennon ... Himself (archive footage)

George Martin ... Himself
Heather McCartney ... Herself (archive footage)

Linda McCartney ... Herself (archive footage)

Paul McCartney ... Himself

Yoko Ono ... Herself (archive footage)
Sargent Pilcher ... Himself (archive footage)
Maureen Starkey ... Herself (archive footage)

Ringo Starr ... Himself
Derek Taylor ... Himself

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