David “Ted” Moores (recently Chairman of Liverpool F.C.) my contemporary and fellow inmate arranged the booking direct with Brian Epstein and negotiated a fee of just £100. The tickets cost 5/- (25p)
The Beatles live on stage in the Roxburgh Hall, Stowe School. The audience of about 600 was almost exclusively male aged between 13-18 and applauded enthusiastically (there was almost no screaming!) after each number!
…and got the Beatles autographs signed on the page of one of my school exercise books which I still have today.
Another photo has emerged of The Beatles’ appearance at Stowe and recently appeared in The Corinthian magazine, picturing them with some of their fans (Guy Mackenzie is in the front row, left of centre!).
Here are Guy’s recollections of that day: