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ITV commissions new ‘Nation’s Favourite’ Beatles programme


ITV will air ‘The Nation’s Favourite Beatles Number One’ later this year.

Produced by Shiver, ‘The Nation’s Favourite’ format has previously counted down the hits of Abba, Elvis, Queen and the Motown label.

The Nation’s Favourite Beatles Number One will tell the stories behind 27 of the greatest Beatles songs that topped charts in the UK and the US.

The 120 minute programme will also feature rare and exclusive footage from The Beatles’ company Apple Corps.

The Nation’s Favourite Beatles Number One was commissioned for ITV by Priya Singh, commissioning editor, Factual and Richard Klein, director of factual.

Priya Singh said: “The Beatles are a band that have defined popular culture and music for decades and we’re thrilled to be celebrating their hits on ITV.”

The programme is executive produced by Mark Robinson and produced by Stephen McGinn and John Piper.

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