Names on the buses

828 Richard Addinsell

Connections with Brighton and Hove : British film composer Richard Addinsell lived at Chichester Terrace in Brighton between 1960 and his death here in 1977. Addinsell was one of the leading composers of music for British films from the 1930s to late 1950s. His most famous work is the Warsaw Concerto, written for the wartime film Dangerous Moonlight. His other scores include Fire over England, Goodbye Mr Chips, Blythe Spirit, Scrooge and The Prince and the Showgirl. He wrote almost 50 in total. For many years he was also comedienne Joyce Grenfell's main writing partner and created many of the songs she performed in her West End revues and TV shows. He was a close part of the whole Noel Coward/Clemence Dane set of the time .His partner was one of the most famous fashion designers in the 1940s and 1950s, Victor Stiebel, and they lived in Brighton together. A blue plaque was added to their Kemp Town home in 2007.

828 Mercedes Streetdeck on Route 7 - carried name since July 2017.