The Town Hall, Cheltenham
Several times a year Reginald New revisits the Midlands. It was there that he made his name as a cinema organist, and his broadcasts from the Beaufort Cinema, Birmingham, ran into hundreds. He was succeeded at the Beaufort by Eric Spruce , who also broadcasts frequently.
New was a Church organist before he became a cinema organist. Most of his recent visits to the Midlands have been as guest organist at the Town Hall, Cheltenham, which has a fine concert organ, given by Mr. and Mrs. Burrows. The late Sir Herbert Brewer gave his expert advice on its construction and design. Reginald New was featured in ' Unit-Organ Parade ' in THE RADIO Times of January 31.
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