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at the BBC Theatre Organ
A. V. C. Fenner, resident organist at the Regal Cinema, Bexleyheath, was trained in organ playing at the Royal College of Music under G. Thalben-Ball . A winner of the Sir Hugh Allen Prize for extemporisation, he subsequently became organist and master of choristers at Coventry Cathedral. Thereafter he took up a similar post at the Carlisle Memorial Church at Belfast, and while there frequently broadcast in concerts and on the solo organ and solo piano.
He took up cinema work in 1932, and five years later joined the A.B.C. circuit, after spending three years with County Cinemas. During this time he has been eighteen months as resident organist at the Regal, Wimbledon, the organ of which was designed by Reginald Foort and played by him for a year prior to his American tour.


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