Well Met In Woolton

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of a day that was to change music for ever, and featuring a new interview with Sir Paul Mccartney.

Alongside the music and memories of John Lennon's group The Quarrymen, the programme re-creates the moment when John and Paul met for the first time at a Quarrymen gig at a sunny garden fete in Woolton, Liverpool, on 6 July 1957.

Contributors include Mike McCartney, Cynthia Lennon and original members of The Quarrymen.

Episodes

First
Broadcast
Comments
20070626

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of a day that was to change music for ever, and featuring a new interview with Sir Paul Mccartney.

Alongside the music and memories of John Lennon's group The Quarrymen, the programme re-creates the moment when John and Paul met for the first time at a Quarrymen gig at a sunny garden fete in Woolton, Liverpool, on 6 July 1957.

Contributors include Mike McCartney, Cynthia Lennon and original members of The Quarrymen.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of a day that was to change music for ever, and featuring a new interview with Sir Paul McCartney.

Contributors include Mike McCartney, Cynthia Lennon and original members of The Quarrymen.

Contributors include Mike McCartney, Cynthia Lennon and original members of The Quarrymen.Celebrating the 50th anniversary of a day that was to change music for ever, and featuring a new interview with Sir Paul McCartney.

20070703

A reconstruction of a church fete in Woolton, Liverpool, on 6 July 1957, when 16-year-old John Lennon met Paul Mccartney

Saturday 6 July 1957 - a day that sparked a huge shift in 20th century popular culture. It was the day when John met Paul. This is a recreation of that event, when a mutual friend introduced a 16 year old John to a 15 year old Paul at St Peter's Church fete, by those who were there, including previously unbroadcast memories McCartney shared with Lennon's half sister Julia Baird.

Reconstruction of the church fete in Liverpool, when John Lennon first met Paul McCartney.