The Man With the Red Coat

Patrick Stevenson

Performer memory

Hy Great Grandfather William Knightsmith, The Famous Toastmaster (Inventor of the Red Tail Coat,  Loadspeaker man at the 1908 Olympics, and Toastmaster to Royalty in the Edwardian Era, was also famous for being able to project his voice to all parts of the Albert Hall without the use of a microphone.