Where to watch The Beatles: Get Back documentary online in Australia

Posted: 25 November 2021 5:00 pm
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You can now watch The Beatles' memorable rooftop concert in its entirety.

Made from never-before-seen restored footage, The Beatles: Get Back is a docuseries that will enthral not only fans of the iconic foursome, but music buffs in general.

Directed by 3-time Oscar winner Peter Jackson, the series takes viewers back in time to 1969, when The Beatles were recording their album Let It Be. It also includes the legendary rooftop concert – the band's final live performance as a group.

Per the official synopsis, The Beatles: Get Back "provides the most intimate and honest glimpse into the creative process and relationship between John, Paul, George, and Ringo ever filmed". In other words, it's must-watch.

When does The Beatles: Get Back come out?

The docu-series premieres on 25 November. It rolls out over 3 consecutive days in 2-hour episodes.

How to watch The Beatles: Get Back online in Australia

The Beatles: Get Back will be available to stream exclusively on Disney Plus in Australia. The platform offers a generous library of TV shows and movies. It includes titles from not only Disney itself, but also Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar and National Geographic. While most of the content is family-friendly, the Star channel features titles geared towards adults.

Subscriptions to Disney Plus in Australia cost $11.99 a month or $119.99 annually. The service doesn't offer a free trial at the moment, but it comes with no strings attached. You can cancel your subscription anytime.

If you sign up to watch The Beatles: Get Back, we recommend making time to check out other highlights from Disney Plus too. The list includes Star prestige drama Dopesick, hit mystery series Only Murders in the Building, blockbuster Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings and fresh Marvel TV show Hawkeye.

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The Beatles: Get Back episode release schedule

  • Episode 1 – 25 November
  • Episode 2 – 26 November
  • Episode 3 – 27 November

The Beatles: Get Back trailer

The Beatles: Get Back preview

Get Back is directed by the Peter Jackson, who was behind the acclaimed Lord of the Rings trilogy. If you're a fan of The Beatles, you're probably already familiar with the 1970 film Let It Be, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. It covers the band rehearsing and recording songs for their same-titled album – for which Lindsay-Hogg filmed hours of video.

For Get Back, Jackson got access to not only 60 hours of unseen footage from back then, but also more than 150 hours of unheard audio. The footage has been fully restored and the series promises to offer a well-rounded portrait of the band, warts and all.

The doco showcases The Beatles' creative process, following them as they attempt to write 14 new songs against a nearly impossible deadline. While tensions were high (George Harrison even quit the band for a few days), their friendship prevailed and their spirit of collaboration will be in full display in this highly anticipated doco.

Get Back received the stamp of approval from the Beatles themselves. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are producers, along with John Lennon and George Harrison's widows – Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison. The docu-series features footage of recording sessions and songs from the band's final 2 albums Abbey Road and Let It Be, as well as talks between bandmates and the rooftop concert on London's Savile Row.

This is a bona fide musical event. You might want to clear your schedule.

Want to learn more about what's on Disney Plus? Check our list of best Disney Plus shows and best Disney Plus movies on offer, and Finder's review of the service.

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