Chris Evans and Sir Paul McCartney call for ‘Help!’ in their search for Wakefield Beatles’ fans

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Five girls who wrote to the Fab Four 50 years ago are being tracked down by Sir Paul McCartney.

Back in 1963 on a BBC radio show ‘Pop Goes the Beatles’, the Mop Tops read out fans’ letters over the airwaves.

One of the messages came from Beatles’ fans Jill, Janet, Mary, Brenda and Lynn - all from Wakefield.

And now all five are wanted to star in a Beatles reunion live on television this Friday.

BBC Radio 2 and The One Show presenter, Chris Evans teamed up with Sir Paul, live on air this morning to launch the Beatles at the Beeb search.

Sir Paul requested a little help from the public on the show this morning. He said: “If you recognise any of the names mentioned, we need, need, need to hear from you.”

The fans names were initially read out on June 25, 1963 as part of the Beatles’ radio show, which was broadcast every Sunday lunchtime.

They are now invited to ‘Come Together’ to a Beatles reunion, live on BBC 1’s The One Show, this Friday.

The search is part of the run-up to Monday’s release of the brand new album ‘On Air: Live at the BBC, Vol. 2’, featuring live performances delivered by the Fab Four on BBC radio in the 1960s.

If you are one of the five women who wrote to The Beatles, or know who they are email with Beatles in the title of the email.

To listen to this morning’s #beatlesatthebeeb launch, visit