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Phil Hollender
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Phil Hollender


Phil hails from Luton and still supports the football team. 

He studied at the Royal Academy of Music following in the footsteps of fellow students Elton John and Dudley Moore. He turned professional at 19 joining the 'Brotherhood of Man' for 3 years appearing with them on live TV and radio all around the world.

On a ferry from Hamburg to Harwich he was caught in the great storm of 1987 and the trip lasted some 42 hours!

Phil has professionally toured with Lenny Henry, Duncan Norvelle and the late Freddie Starr and appeared on many of Freddie's legendary TV appearances. Phil was in function band ‘Ritz’ before joining Freddie Starr and when he finished working with him he rejoined the band whose drummer was then Mark Street!

Phil joined Trevor and TBTD at the beginning of 1991 and has been with the show ever since making him the longest serving band member.