Fans Mob Wilson: Keep Cavern Club Open (1966)

On the 5th March 1966, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson was mobbed by “beat” fans. They were asking him to intercede in the closing of Liverpool’s Cavern club, famous as the venue where the Beatles made their first appearances.

Wilson Meets Kenyatta In Kenya (1965)

On 25 Oct 1965, the Prime Minister of Britain, Harold Wilson, and Commonwealth Secretary,  Arthur Bottomley, visited Kenya whilst on their way to independence talks in Rhodesia.

Heath And Wilson’s Very Different Holidays (1965)

This footage from 1965 contrasted the summer holiday of two very different British political leaders. Conservative Ted Heath headed off to a clifftop villa in Nice, while Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson enjoyed a family trip to the Isles of Scilly. Party Heads Relax (1965): Uploaded to YouTube on 13 Apr 2014 by British Pathé…