11th January, 2017

Tony Booth: Original poster artist passes away

The Beatles Story team are saddened to report that Tony Booth, original poster artist for The Beatles has passed away, aged 83.

Tony helped to promote The Beatles' gigs in Liverpool during the early 1960s, working just round the corner from The Cavern Club and close to The Beatles manager Brian Epstein’s office in Whitechapel.

 

 

He produced hand-painted gig posters for many promoters, including Brian Epstein, Sam Leach, Allan Williams and Cavern Club DJ, Bob Wooler.

Although very few of Tony’s iconic posters have survived over the years, The Beatles Story feel very privileged to be home to an original as part of the Merseybeat room.

 

Tony held his first ever exhibition last year in Liverpool’s View Two Gallery, featuring recreations of his favourite posters, using the same materials that he used over fifty years ago. He was recently commissioned by the famous Cavern Club to produce posters for their 60th anniversary which takes place later this month.

 

 

Martin King, of The Beatles Story, said: “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Tony Booth. Our thoughts go out to his family at this sad time.”

 

No comments exist

Subscribe for General Information

Subscribe for Educations

Subscribe for Travel Trade

Subscribe for Press

	British Invasion: Special exhibition closing soon

British Invasion: Special exhibition closing soon

The Beatles Story’s special exhibition ‘The British Invasion: How 1960s beat groups conquered America’ is scheduled to close permanently on 31st December 2017.
22nd September, 2017
	When I’m Sixty-Four: A very special birthday

When I’m Sixty-Four: A very special birthday

To help celebrate the 50th anniversary of ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’, The Beatles Story are looking for people that will be turning 64 years of age during the year 2017.
01st January, 2017
Rubber Soul: Celebrating 50 years of The Beatles' album
03rd December, 2015

Rubber Soul: Celebrating 50 years of The Beatles' album

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of 'Rubber Soul' by checking out these 50 fun facts about the album.
SIGN UP

Sign up to our e-newsletter for the latest news, offers and updates.

Great Date Guide North West      Great Date Guide North West       

 

The Beatles Story - Britannia Vaults - Albert Dock - Liverpool - L3 4AD

 

This Website Was Designed By ALT Agency Birmingham