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Award - Variety Club award for BBC TV Personality of the Year
  • Variety Club award for BBC TV Personality of the Year
    Variety Club of Great Britain
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Variety Club award for BBC TV Personality of the Year

  • Object:

    Award

  • Date:

    1974 (awarded)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Variety Club of Great Britain (awarded by)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Charlotte Barker, daughter of the late Ronald Barker OBE.

  • Museum number:

    S.218-2012

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Variety Club of Great Britian award for BBC TV Personality of 1974, presented to Ronnie Barker. The award features an inscribed silver heart sitting on a black velvet base with a silve inscibed label across the bottom. The inscriptions read ' RONNIE BARKER / BBC TV Personality / of / 1974' and 'VARIETY CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN'.

Physical description

A silver heart inscribed with the details of the award sitting on a black velvet mount and with an inscribed silver label in the front.

Date

1974 (awarded)

Artist/maker

Variety Club of Great Britain (awarded by)

Marks and inscriptions

'RONNIE BARKER / BBC TV Personality of / 1974'
'VARIETY CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN'

Dimensions

Height: 1 cm Whole approx., Width: 14.2 cm Whole approx., Depth: 16.8 cm Whole approx.

Object history note

Awarded to Ronnie Barker by the Variety Club of Great Britain ini 1974. The award came to the V&A as part of the Ronnie Barker Collection.

Descriptive line

Variety Club of Great Britain award for BBC TV Personality of 1974, featuring a silver inscribed heart mounted on a black velvet mount.

Materials

Velvet; Silver

Techniques

Hammered

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Theatre; Metalwork

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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