The Aga Cooker

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
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Episode of Series “Design Classic Series”.
Created by a blind Swedish designer Dalen in the 1920s, the Aga Cooker has been a symbol of English country life for the last 60 years. Sir Roy Strong, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, enthuses about the virtues of the Aga, as does advertising mogul, David Ogilvy, who began his career by selling the “Rolls Royce” of the kitchen, which cooks like a dream and costs like hell!

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production company

BBC

director
Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

Appears in

Design Classic Series

Group of items

Design Classic Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324197

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Design, Industrial

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Stoves

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Design, Industrial

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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