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Danilo scoops four at National Calendar Awards

1 Direction, Downton Abbey and Frozen Planet calendars all honoured.
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Licensed calendar specialist Danilo has picked up a record four awards at the 2012 National Calendar Awards in London.

The official 2012 1 Direction calendar won Best Celebrity Media Calendar. It was also number one in the overall calendar charts for 2012.

Laurence Prince, chairman of Danilo, accepted the award from Becky Salter, buyer for Calendar Club.

Awards host Gary Beck, the boss of Calendar Club, said: "1D was our fastest seller in 15 years and 1.7 per cent of our business before Christmas."

Danilo also picked up the main accolade of the night, The Elephant Award for the 2012 Frozen Planet calendar, which also won Best Landscape Retail calendar.

Head of licensing at BBC Worldwide, Calendar Club's Becky Salter and Danilo's licensing director, Trevor Jones, are pictured with the award.

Finally, Downton Abbey was awarded the Best Character/Licensed calendar.

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