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ROBIN RiCHMOND

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Robin Richmond was educated at Westminster, where, unless you had a good reason for absenting yourself from daily chapel, you received a ' tanning '. An acceptable excuse was studying the organ and being in the organ loft. So he got the organist, Osborne Peasgood , to teach him.
Al Bollington taught him the cinema organ at the Streatham Astoria in 1922, and he became his assistant. In 1938 he appeared in the revue, It's in the Bag, at the Saville, and was at the Florida Night Club with Adelaide Hall up to the outbreak of war. In January 1941 he went to the Paramount, Tottenham Court Road. In September 1938 he first broadcast on his all-electric portable organ, which he had taken to Holland that summer. He plays it nightly in the Bristol Grill, Mayfair.

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Unknown: Robin Richmond
Organist: Osborne Peasgood
Unknown: Al Bollington

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