Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)
Max Miller (1894–1963)

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A life-sized statue depicting Brighton-born comedian Max Miller on stage. Reference is made to Miller’s act through his trademark clothing and hat. Also represented are the ‘blue book’ and ‘white book’ from which he would draw his jokes and stage patter. The statue was modelled in clay and plaster from photographic and video references and cast in bronze using the lost wax method. The statue is mounted on a square plinth with inscriptions.

Max Miller (1894–1963)




bronze & limestone facing over concrete


H 276 x W 60 x D 60 cm

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Acquisition method

commissioned by Max Miller Appreciation Society

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Unveiling date

1st May 2005


at all times

Signature/marks description

at the top of the bronze base: Webster

Inscription description

front of bronze base: The Cheeky Chappie / left of bronze base: ‘There'll never be another’; right of bronze base: ‘Listen, listen’; back of bronze base: ‘What if I am?’


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Located at

Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton


Adjacent to the Dome access road in a small grassed and fenced area.