The History of the B.P.O.


• Arthur Dakin

The BPO is a continuation of the Arthur Dakin Organisation.

Throughout the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s the Arthur Dakin Organisation supplied orchestras and bands for many visiting international stars including:



• Michael Crawford

• Johnny Mathis

• Michael Feinstein

• The Bachelors

• Bernadette Peters

• Neil Sedaka

• Howard Keel

• The Four Tops

• The Temptations

• Frank Sinatra

• David Cassidy

• Reba McIntire

• Lionel Richie

• Michael Bolton

• Barry White

• Shirley McLaine

• Kenny Rodgers

• Jack Jones

• Natalie Cole

• The Moody Blues

• The Stylistics

TV Credits include:

The Generation Game with Bruce Forsyth & Jim Davidson

• Jim Davidson’s Big Night Out

•The Morecambe & Wise Show

• Sunday Night at the London Palladium