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On This Day
(1-25 of 25)

Virgin Trains
"Fly"
60s
3 Jun 2013
Deliciously lush ad with beautiful production values, that feels like it could have been inspired by Mad Men.

Pot Noodle
"Piri Piri"
30s
3 Jun 2013
Our irresistible Pot Noodle WAG is back, resplendent as ever with stubble and - fittingly - pot belly.

McDonald's
"Parallel Lives"
40s
3 Jun 2013
Rather lovely and subtle ad demonstrating that however different we are, we can still share a liking for the fast food outlet.

Expedia
"Pleasing the Boss"
30s
3 Jun 2013
On first viewing, you simply appreciate the production values in this: the casting, Tom Hollander's VO, the beautiful direction.

Chevy
"Spark"
60s
3 Jun 2013
Beauties in pastel shades glide around in their matching cars to a retro swing-hop cha-cha, dolled up to the nines and bedazzling everyone they meet.

Dugg
"Mr Freeze"
50s
3 Jun 2014
This wonderful piece of silliness from Norway is one of two films that marks the return of Harald Zwart after another Hollywood absence.

Ford Transit
"The Drop"
77s
3 Jun 2015
The unfortunate François tweets his doubts about the strength of the Ford Transit's side tie-downs... only to regret it when he is made to test them for himself.

Cesar
"Goddess"
40s
3 Jun 2015
At first glance it seems we've wandered into a moody arthouse romance in this terrific ad for Cesar dog food.

Kids Company
"Sandcastles"
70s
3 Jun 2015
This moving film by HLA's Simon Ratigan reminds us that the summer holidays can be a terrible time for children living in dysfunctional households.

Short Films
"Young Love"
3 mins 45s
3 Jun 2015
This super short film by Blink's Tomas Mankovsky creates a real sense of intimacy between a young girl and an older boy during a brief encounter.

Federal Express
"Hotshots"
35s
3 Jun 2015
The kids in this lovely FedEx ad must been plonked in front of Wall Street as babes. These mini-Gordon Gekkos want solutions - fast!

Lurpak
"Smoooth"
40s
3 Jun 2018
W+K's long-running campaign for Lurpak oozes class and the latest instalment from Somesuch's Kim Gehrig is no exception.

Lidl
"Big On"
60s
3 Jun 2019
Budget supermarket chain Lidl revamp an old catchphrase for this classy outing which draws attention to their wide range of products at bite-size prices.

Walkers
"Superfan"
90s
3 Jun 2019
M J Delaney and the Spice Girls team up on a lighthearted outing for Walkers.

Nationwide
"Yomi Sode & Son"
60s
2 Jun 2020
This sweet ad for Nationwide is given added weight by the cultural context it's been released into.

Coca Cola
"Bring Me Sunshine"
40s
3 Jun 2005


VW Golf
"Hidden Camera"
30s
3 Jun 2006


Nationwide
"World Cup Dream"
60s
3 Jun 2006


Tesco
"Milk"
50s
3 Jun 2007
Martin Clunes is a man on a mission when Faye Ripley belittles him by saying he is not outdoorsy.

Direct Line
"Wasp"
40s
3 Jun 2007
A man is bugged by a wasp as he explains his irritation with insurers before a woman blowing balloons does the same.

American Airlines
"Wines"
20s
3 Jun 2007
James Gandolfini is irritated once again by a unsophisticated compatriot aboard the airline.

Sunday Night Project
"Kick Sunday's Ass"
22s
3 Jun 2008
The big beardy one and the bespectacled camp one are back but the action has moved to Sundays.

Waitrose & Partners
"Africa"
60s
3 Jun 2010
Heston Blumenthal adds an extra ingredient (did you see what we did there?) to the new Waitrose campaign.

Prudential
"Sunrise"
60s
3 Jun 2011
The sunrise is used a metaphor for the challenges of the coming day in this impressive US film for Prudential.

Bacardi
"Inventions"
60s
3 Jun 2011
If this ad for Bacardi is to be believed, all human endeavour is designed to bring young men closer to young women (and vice versa).


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