Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire

South East England

Exchange Street
(Waterside Theatre)

Ronnie Barker

Ronald William George "Ronnie" Barker, OBE
Bedford 1929 - Adderbury, Oxfordshire 2005
English actor, comedian, writer, critic, broadcaster and businessman. Known for his roles in various British comedy television series
(Wikipedia)
Martin Jennings
Pangolin Editions (Chalford - Gloucestershire)
2010

Aylesbury /  Ronnie Barker   Aylesbury /  Ronnie Barker

Description

Bronze statue of Ronnie Barker, in his role as prison inmate Norman Stanley Fletcher, in the classic 1970s' series Porridge, sitting on a stone bench looking up at the new Waterside Theatre.

Inscription(s)

RONNIE BARKER
Actor 1929-2005
Ronnie Barker
first performed
professionally
in 1948 at the old
County Theatre
in Market Square
Aylesbury

Sculptor
martin jennings
2010

Annotation

The statue was unveiled by Ronnie Barker's widow, Joy.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Actor
  • Barker, Ronnie
  • Jennings, Martin
  • Man (sitting)
  • Pangolin Editions (Chalford - Gloucestershire)
  • Sit-by-me statue
  • Statue (man sitting)
  • Location N 51°48'54" W 0°48'32"

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