RE: Peter Gilmore Info

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Hi Erika,

Peter is born in Leipzig and has English parents. At the age of 6 he
went to the UK and was raised by relatives.


— In, "bastet1958" <erwinort@w…>

> — In, "Diana" <moonroll@n…> wrote:
> > Hi shipmates,
> >
> > I am seeking info on Peter Gilmore working outside the UK.
> >
> > One article I have for Peter (dated 1978) said he learnt German and
> > appeared regularly on European TV as a compere and performer. I
> have
> > some info about his appearing on Dutch TV several times and I know
> he
> > did the play Sleuth in Sweden, worked in Norway at least once and
> may
> > have recorded some TV adverts in Europe pre-Onedin Line.
> >
> > Does anyone have further info about Peter appearing in Europe on TV
> > or the stage? Any info most gratefully received.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Diana
> Hi Diana,
> I think the music show Mathias is referring to might be "MOT" (Music
> on Top). It was produced in Hamburg by the German channel NDR and
> broadcast on German television on Dec. 27th, 1976. Peter performed 2
> songs, "We" and "Home lovin' man". As Mathias said, at that time
> people thought Peter was just another actor trying to be a singer as
> well; they didn't know a had been a singer first.
> I don't know anything about Peter appearing in German television in
> advertising spots.In the sixties advertising on TV was rather
> limited, and I think Peter is a face you remember.
> There is another point I am interested in. As we all know, Peter was
> born in Leipzig, Germany. So is he of German descent or did his
> parents just happen to be in Germany when he was born? In those days
> it was not as common to work abroad as it is today. On the other
> hand "Gilmore" is not a German name, but perhaps he chose that name
> later on. Maybe someone of our group knows about it?
> Erika