Ringo goes to hospital

On December 1st 1964, Ringo Starr arrived at University College Hospital London to have his tonsils removed. The Beatles' drummer remained there for 10 days, having the operation on December 2nd.

Drummer Jimmie Nicol covered for Ringo while he was in hospital.  

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr and George Harrison at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr and George Harrison at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo's mother Elsie Starkey visits her son at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo's mother Elsie Starkey visits her son at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr and George Harrison at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr and George Harrison at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.

Ringo Starr at University College Hospital London, December 1964.