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The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – the Touring Years
  • 2016
  • US
  • 137 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Ron Howard
  • Cast: George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Lennon

Engrossing and expertly constructed documentary about the Fab Four's rise to global fame, weaving concert, interview and home movie footage to show the band's journey from the Cavern Club to their final proper concert in San Francisco's Candlestick Park. There's nothing new or revelatory, but it's an undeniably glorious watch.

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The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years

12 Sep 20164 stars

Ron Howard's expertly constructed documentary offers a stirring portrait of the Fab Four, even if it has nothing new to say

'The band you know. The story you don't'. So reads the tagline to Ron Howard's engrossing documentary about the evergreen icons of music but, while it's true that there can't be many people unaware of the Fab Four, the film holds nothing new or…

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