He later relocated to England with his wife and children. He gradually began arranging and creating some fantastic pieces of music. Many of his creations were released at this time. "Jumping Bean" and "Portrait of a Flirt" are two of Robert Farnon's best-known works in the light music genre. Before entering the world of motion pictures, he became well-known for other renditions. His score for films such as:
It's a Wonderful World (1956);
The Little Hut (1957);
and The Road to Hong Kong (1962).