News archive: The Beatles

  • Author Ursula Wilde

    Revealed: John Lennon’s secret visit

    A local author has told Radio Clatterbridge how John Lennon paid her a secret visit to repay an old debt. Bromborough-born Ursula Wilde revealed the story during an interview on the Coffee Club about her new autobiography.  

  • John Manship looking through our collection

    Vinyl Goes Under The Hammer

    A selection of rare records is going under the hammer in aid of Radio Clatterbridge. The vintage vinyl has been hand-picked from the station's 64 year old music library by an expert. 

  • Millie Courtney and Steve Evans in studio

    Millie’s Pound Drop

    When Millie Courtney popped in to Radio Clatterbridge recently, it wasn't enough for the young singer to just perform for patients. The 11 year old also left a donation for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity from her own pocket money.

  • Anna Shannon on stage at Folk On The Coast

    Folk Tales

    Folk music lovers were in heaven when Radio Clatterbridge brought them live tunes from one of Wirral's best festivals. Listeners heard exclusive highlights of the four-day Folk On The Coast event in Ellesmere Port.

  • Port Sunlight Summer Festival

    Here Comes The Sunlight

    Radio Clatterbridge is to mark the first time John, Paul, George and Ringo officially appeared on stage together this week. It's 50 years since The Beatles performed at Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight.

  • Monty Lister helps celebrate Radio Clatterbridge's 60th birthday

    Sixty Years Young

    One of the oldest radio stations in the country, Radio Clatterbridge is celebrating its 60th anniversary today with a series of special programmes. It all began on April 9th 1951 with a group of youngsters from the Port Sunlight Boys'…

  • The Beatles interviewed for Radio Clatterbridge in 1962

    Fab Fifty

    Radio Clatterbridge today celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first playing at the Cavern Club. Steve Evans marked the occasion on the Clatterbridge Coffee Club with the story of the Fab Four's first appearance at the legendary Liverpool venue…

  • Beatles Reunion

    Beatles Memories Re-lived

    A close friend of the Beatles re-lived the early days of the band for Radio Clatterbridge listeners today. Astrid Kirchherr, who was the fiancée of "fifth Beatle" Stuart Sutcliffe, spoke to Andy Bonner on the first day of the Mathew…