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Tony Hancock

Birmingham 1924 - Sydney, Australia 1968
English comedian and actor
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Bruce Williams
1996

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Description

A memorial made of bronze and glass. It is an enlarge photo of Hancock hanging on a tap with a cup of tea. Both sides are identical, but mirror-reversed.

Inscription(s)

TONY HANCOCK 1924 - 1968                    I do not think I ever met a man as modest and humble

Tony Hancock

Born in Hall Green, Birmingham,
Tony Hancock was the most celebrated and
innovative comedian of the 1950's and 1960's
when his television and radio series
'Hancock's Half Hour' were the most popular
programmes in Britain.

Annotation

Unveiled by Sir Harry Secombe on 13 May 1996.

Sculptor

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Location (N 52°28'55" - W 1°53'40")

Item Code: gbwm060; Photograph: 24 June 2014
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